Zimonjic/Benneteau ousted in 1st round in Madrid

Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic and France’s Julien Benneteau were eliminated early from the doubles competition at the ATP tournament in Madrid, losing 6-2, 6-4 to Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey in a first round match on Wednesday.

In a match which lasted only 56 minutes, the American duo dominated from start to finish without conceding a single break.

In the second round, Isner and Querrey will face compatriots and first seeds Mike and Bob Bryan.