Zimonjic/Matkowski reach Stuttgart doubles quarterfinals

Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic and his doubles partner Marcin Matkowski of Poland moved into the quarter-finals of the MercedesCup in Stuttgart after beating French duo Gilles Simon and Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-4 late Tuesday.

Second seeds Zimonjic and Matkowski overcame the French players in 55 minutes, saving all six break points they faced to book a quarter-final spot.

The Serbian/Polish duo will next meet either Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine)/Bernard Tomic(Australia) or Dustin Brown(Germany)/Andreas Haider-Maurer(Austria).