Zimonjic and Nestor in quarter-finals

The Serbian-Canadian pairing of Nenad Zimonjic and Daniel Nestor advanced to the quarter-finals of the 2014 Australian Open doubles competition.

Zimonjic and Nestor defeated on Monday Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski of Poland by 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3.

Their rivals for a semifinal spot in the season’s first Grand Slam will be local favorites Alex Bolt and Andrew Whittington, who edged past the Spanish pair of Pablo Carreno Busta / Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-5), 7-5 on Sunday.