Sunday, April 13, 2008

Nestor and Niemeyer lose for first time as Chile beats Canada 3-0

SANTIAGO, Chile — Daniel Nestor and Frederic Niemeyer lost their first match as a doubles team in Davis Cup competition Saturday and Canada lost their tie 3-0 to Chile.

Nestor, from Toronto, and Niemeyer, of Deauville, Que., lost to defending Olympic gold medallists Fernando Gonzalez and Nicolas Massu 6-3, 7-6, 6-7, 7-5, 6-4 in the third match of the tie. Nestor and Niemeyer dropped to 9-1 in Davis Cup matches.

Earlier Saturday, Massu beat Niemeyer in five sets in a completion of a singles match that was suspended on Friday due to darkness.

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