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Leander Paes- Daniel Nestor knocked out of Aegon Championships

Paes and Nestor did not any break chance in the opening set while their rivals capitalised on the one offered.

Leander Paes,  Aegon Championships Final, Aegon Tennis Championships  Daniel Nestor, Nenad Zimonjic, Marcin Matkowski. Sports News, Tennis News Leander Paes and his Canadian partner lost the last-four match 3-6 6-7(8) (Source: File)

Leander Paes and Daniel Nestor put up a stiff resistance before losing the semifinal of the Aegon Championships to the team of Nenad Zimonjic and Marcin Matkowski.

The third-seeded Indo-Canadian pair lost the last-four match 3-6 6-7(8) in one hour and 18 minutes to the second seed Serbian-Polish combination.

It was a tight contest, where even minor mistake cost the players heavy. Paes and Nestor did not any break chance in the opening set while their rivals capitalised on the only one offered by the third seeds.

The two pairs broke each other one time before Matkowski and Zimonjic prevailed in the tie-breaker. Paes and Nestor won 180 ranking points each and split Euro 23,990 between them.

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First published on: 21-06-2015 at 06:51:02 pm
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