Doubles the historic performance of Hugo Ness


Despite being defeated in the final alongside Jan Zielinski by the duo of Rinki Hijikita and Jason Kubler (6-4, 7-6), Hugo Nice became the first player in Monaco Tennis Federation history to appear in a Grand Slam final. .

He struggled to hold back his feelings, as a tribute to his grandfather, a former world tennis champion, for whom he would have liked to have won that title.

In tears at the time of presenting the trophies to the men’s doubles at the Australian Open, Hugo Nice made a remarkable journey in fifteen days, writing one of the most beautiful pages of his career.

Historical standings in ATP

“There’s a lot of disappointment, obviouslyHugo Nice blew into the Monaco Info mic. This was our first Grand Slam final, and we wanted to win it. We had the best two weeks of our career. There are a lot of positives to take advantage of. »

Ranked 40th in the ATP in doubles before the Australian Open, the person who defends the colors of Monaco in the Davis Cup is now ranked 22nd, the highest ranking of his career in doubles.

Hugo Nice, already linked to Jan Zielinski, bid himself his fourth crown on the ATP circuit last October by winning the Moselle Open in Metz.

The next meeting of the tennis player from the principality, next weekend (February 4-5) on the clay courts of the Monte Carlo Country Club, for a match against the Dominican Republic.

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