Tennis: Daniel Nestor will retire next summer
Photo: Jason Franson, The canadian Press
Nestor, who is now 45 years old, has slumped this season at the 43rd world.
After having practically won all the titles in tennis, Daniel Nestor begins the last stretch of his career. The specialist in double canadian said he plans to retire next summer, after the Rogers Cup in Toronto, or even after the International tennis of the United States in New York.
He discussed his plans during an interview presented to the network Sportsnet in the margin of the duel of the Davis Cup between Canada and India at the Northlands Coliseum in Edmonton.
Nestor indicated that he had considered long and hard before making this decision. Ontario, which has trôné at the top of the world rankings in doubles to 10 times over the course of his career, and is currently the third largest in modern history, with 91 titles by double.
Nestor, who is now 45 years old, is having troubles this season, after having played with many partners — it has sunk to 43rd on a global scale. He started the season having won at least a title of double in each of his past 23 campaigns.
The representative of the maple leaf flag became professional in 1991 and has revealed to the world the following year when he surprised the favorite Stefan Edberg in five sets in a duel of the Davis Cup to Vancouver.