Serbia reach Davis Cup quarters after doubles win against Belgium

Experienced Viktor Troicki and Nenad Zimonjic made sure Sunday's reverse singles will be meaningless matches.

updated: February 03, 2013 17:05 IST
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Charleroi, Belgium: Serbia reached the Davis Cup quarterfinals when Viktor Troicki and Nenad Zimonjic beat Belgian duo Ruben Bemelmans and Steve Darcis 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 in Saturday's doubles to take an insurmountable 3-0 lead.

Serbia had an unexpectedly tough start to the series as Troicki had to come from two sets down to beat David Goffin in Friday's opening singles match, but faced little difficulty the rest of the way.

Australian Open winner Novak Djokovic swept Olivier Rochus and the doubles team took control early before a temporary hiccup in the third set.

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