Zimonjic and Nestor reach Dubai doubles semifinal

Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic and Canada’s Daniel Nestor advanced to the semifinals of the doubles event at the ATP tournament in Dubai on Thursday.

Zimonjic and Nestor beat Roberto Bautista Agut and Igor Sijsling, a Spanish-Dutch duo, 6-3, 6-2.

The Serbian-Canadian duo will play Daniel Brands and Florian Mayer of Germany, who were given a walkover to the semis after Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina and Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic pulled out of the championship.

The Total prize money for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships is USD 2.3 million.