Zimonjic, Matkowski through to doubles semis in Madrid

Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic and Poland’s Marcin Matkowski secured their spot in the semifinals of the Madrid Open men’s doubles event, after beating Serb Viktor Troicki and Croat Marin Cilic 6-4, 6-7 (4), 13-11 on Friday.

Fifth-seeded Zimonjic and Matkowski struggled to win today, but they surely did not give up.

They wil next play either Feliciano Lopez of Spain and Max Mirnyi of Belarus, who defeated Jamie Murray of Great Britain and John Peers of Australia 6-4, 6-7 (1), 10-4.