It was a good day for Canadians on Tuesday at the Australian Open in Melbourne.
Daniel Nestor and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek defeated Treat Huey and Max Mirnyi 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of men’s doubles. They will will next face Marcel Granollers and Pablo Cuevas who knocked out #PospiSock 5-7, 6-1, 6-2 in the quarter-finals. This will be Nestor’s ninth Australian Open semifinal appearance.
Three Canadian juniors have advanced to the third round in Melbourne. Bianca Andreescu, Felix Auger-Aliassime, and Katherine Sebov will play for a quarter-final spot on Wednesday. Andresscu and Charlotte Robillard-Millette have also reached the final eight in doubles.