Serbian tennis player Nenad Zimonjic and his partner Katarina Srebotnik started the tournament by winning the Australian Open in the mix doubles competition.

They are in the first round beat Marinko Matosevic and Olivia Rogowski with 6:3, 6:3 for 61 minutes. In the second round Zimonjic and Srebotnik will meet the winner of the duel Rodionova/Rojer – Petrova/Bhupathi.

Serbian-Slovenian combination started the match well. In the first set Zimonjic and Srebotnik maked two breaks and certainly won the first set. In the second set Zimonjic and Srebotnik led a 2-0, rivals have returned briefly, but the new break for 4-2 decided the match.