Zimonjic and Llodra fall in Dubai

Nenad Zimonjic and his partner Michael Llodra eliminated in the quarterfinals 500 Series tournament in Dubai.

Julian Knowle and Alexander Peya edged past top seeds Michael Llodra and Nenad Zimonjic 7-6(3), 7-6(2) in one hour and 40 minutes on Thursday at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. Knowle and Peya lost 20 points on serve and converted three of nine break point opportunities.

Austrian will be fighting for the final encounter with the winners the duel between the Bhupathi/Bopana and Hanley/Murray.