Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. General Sports

Nestor wins Australian Open mixed doubles title

See also

According to the Australian Open website, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Daniel Nestor of Toronto, Ontario won his third Australian Open mixed doubles title on Sunday when he along with Kristina Mladenovic of France defeated Horia Tecau of Romania and Sania Mirza of India 6-3, 6-2.

Nestor previously won the mixed doubles titles at the Australian Open in 2007 and 2011. It was his fourth mixed doubles grand slam championship to go along with his eight championships in men's doubles.

Nestor continues to play tennis at a very high level at the age of 41, and will next suit up for Canada in a very important men's doubles match in the first round of the Davis Cup on Saturday.

Nestor, along with Sebastien Lareau of Montreal won the gold medal in men's doubles at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney when they upset the heavily favoured Australian team of Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde 5-7, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6.

Advertisement

Sports

  • David Price rumors
    Should the bottom-dwelling Tampa Bay Rays trade or keep pitching ace David Price?
    Video
    MLB Rumors
  • Hottest WNBA players
    Dig in to this WNBA slideshow and see what has Drake so hot and bothered
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Feeling groovy: The truth about Adam Wainwright and the grooved Derek Jeter pitch
    MLB News
  • Rory's dad cashes in
    Rory McIlroy's dad Gerry cashes in on $342,000 bet on son's British Open win
    Golf
  • Bob Burnquist interview
    Examiner exclusive: Skateboarding legend Bob Burnquist talks Dew Tour and Toyota
    Skateboarding
  • 40-year-old cheerleader
    40-year-old mom Kriste Lewis becomes New Orleans Saints cheerleader
    NFL News