Zimonjic, Matkowski advance to Monte Carlo QF

Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic and Poland’s Marcin Matkowski secured their spot in the quarterfinals of the doubles event at the ATP Masters tournament in Monte Carlo, after defeating Spaniards Tommy Robredo and Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) in the second round Thursday.

They are facing the Franco-Swiss pair Benoit Paire -Stanislas Wawrinka, who defeated Canada’s Daniel Nestor and India’s Leander Paes 6-4, 7-6 (7-4).

The total prize money for the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters is EUR 3,288,530.