Zimonjic and Bhupathi advanced in semifinals

At the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, an ATP World Tour 500 clay-court tournament, Mahesh Bhupathi and Nenad Zimonjic advanced to the quarter-finals with a 7-6(4), 4-6, 10-6 win over Israelis Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram.

Playing together for the first time in five years, Bhupathi and Zimonjic won two points less than their opponents but prevailed in a Match Tie-break in one hour and 37 minutes.