Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Daniel Nestor Advances to Aussie Open Quarter-Finals in Men's Doubles

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Daniel Nestor Advances to Aussie Open Quarter-Finals in Men's Doubles

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Daniel Nestor advances to Aussie Open quarters

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MELBOURNE, Australia - Canadian Daniel Nestor has advanced to the quarter-finals at the Australian Open for the 13th time in his career.

Nestor and his partner Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic toppled Spain's Pablo Andujar and Pablo Carreno Busta in men's doubles on Sunday in three sets, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.

The match lasted two hours 21 minutes.

The 43-year-old Nestor, from Toronto, won the Australian Open men's doubles title in 2002 with Mark Knowles as his partner. He made his first quarter-finals appearance in 1994 and was the tournament runner up the following year.

Last season Nestor bowed out of the Australian Open in the second round -- his worst showing since another second-round elimination in 2009. …

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