Nestor, Mirnyi win doubles title at French Open

Updated: 05 June 2011 00:17 IST

Daniel Nestor of Canada and Max Mirnyi of Belarus won their first Grand Slam title together by defeating Eduardo Schwank of Argentina and Juan Sebastian Cabal of Colombia 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4 Saturday in the French Open final.

Paris:

Daniel Nestor of Canada and Max Mirnyi of Belarus won their first Grand Slam title together by defeating Eduardo Schwank of Argentina and Juan Sebastian Cabal of Colombia 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4 Saturday in the French Open final.

It was also Nestor's seventh major title in men's doubles and Mirnyi's fifth, all with different partners.

Cabal and Schwank were playing in their first tournament together. Cabal was making his Grand Slam debut, while Schwank had reached the Wimbledon and U.S. Open semi-finals.

Topics : Tennis Mahesh Bhupathi Max Mirnyi Jie Zheng Venus Williams Novak Djokovic Daniel Nestor Rafael Nadal Juan Martin del Potro Andy Murray French Open 2011
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