Zimonjic and Nestor go through to doubles semifinals

Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic and Canada’s Daniel Nestor beat David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco of Spain 4-6, 6-3, 10-7 in Rome on Thursday and qualified for the semifinals of the Italian Open.

Their next opponents will be the winners of the match between Bob and Mike Bryan of the US on one side and Tommy Haas from Germany and Rade Stepanek from the Czech Republic on the other.