Serbian tennis player Nenad Zimonjic and French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin qualified for the second round of BNP Paribas Open Tournament in Indian Wells.

Eighth seeds were better than Czech duo Marek Mihalichka/Ivo Minar and won 2:1 (6:3, 6:8, 17:15).

They will next cross rackets with David Goffin of Belgium and Brazilian Joao Sousa.