Serbian tennis player Nenad Zimonjic and Canada’s Daniel Nestor qualified for the Madrid Masters quarterfinal for men doubles as they defeated South African Kevin Anderson and Austrian Jurgen Melzer 2 sets to 1 (3:6, 7:6, 14:12).

In the fight for the semifinal, Zimonjic and Nestor will cross rackets with Spanish double Marrero/Verdasco.

The prize fund of the Italian Open totals EUR 2.8 million.