Serbian tennis player Nenad Zimonjic and his partner in the doubles Austrian Jirgen Melcer did not manage to qualify for the quarter-finals of the tournament in Dubai after losing from the Dutch-Romanian couple Jean Zulian Royer and Horia Tekau after two sets, 3: 6, 4: 6.

Zimonjic and Melcer received a special invitation from the organizers for their participation in the tournament in Dubai.

They lost in the first round after a little more than an hour, made a break, and their opponents took away the service three times.

Royer and Tekau will play against the Georgian-Australian pair Nikoloz Basilashvili and Metju Ebden in the quarter-finals.