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Nicolas Mahut captures Newport tennis title

NEWPORT, R.I. — Nicolas Mahut certainly knows a little something about being on the court for a long time. Judging by his smile, it was a lot better feeling this time.

The 31-year-old Frenchman captured the title at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Sunday, beating Lleyton Hewitt, 5-7, 7-5, 6-3.

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