Top seeds Michael Llodra and Nenad Zimonjic, who have already qualified for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals next month, advanced in the quarter-finals. The French-Serbian pairing defeated Swiss wild cards Michael Lammer and Alexander Sadecky 6-3, 7-6(10).

Llodra and Zimonjic have won eight of the past nine matches, capturing their third team title at the China Open in Beijing and finishing as runners-up at the Shanghai Rolex Masters.

In quarterfinals Zimonjic and Llodra will face American Rodick and Fish who scraped past Lukasz Kubot and Radek Stepanek 6-3, 6-7(5), 11-9 in one hour and 37 minutes at the Swiss Indoors Basel on Monday.