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Nestor milestone put on hold at the Paris Masters

Nov 04, 2015
written by: Tennis Canada
written by: Tennis Canada

Daniel Nestor will have to wait until 2016 to achieve his historic 1000 career wins milestone after he and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin were knocked out in the second round of the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris on Wednesday.

The pair were defeated 6-4, 6-2 by Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau. The 43-year-old Canadian finishes the 2015 season with 999 career wins in doubles, 40 victories on the year, and three titles. Nestor is currently ranked no. 18 on the ATP doubles rankings.

For their part, Vasek Pospisil and American Jack Sock defeated the French team of Paul-Henri Mathieu and Benoit Paire 6-4, 5-7, 10-5 to reach the Round of 16. They will face the seventh-seeded duo of Marcin Matkowski and Nenad Zimonjic on Thursday.