Adam Hall and Gordon Thomson reached the quarter-finals before their challenge at the Victor Dutch International came to an end in Wateringen.
The Scotland pair had been promoted from the qualifying competition to the main draw and defeated Finland's Kalle Koljonen and Marko Pyykonen in the first round before knocking out Belgian second seeds Matijs Dierickx and Freek Golinkski in the second round.
Hall and Thomson defeated the Finns 21-18 19-21 21-18 in a close contest before edging past Dierickx and Golinski 22-20 21-17. Against Dierickx and Golinski they saved a game point in the opener and overturned a 16-14 deficit in the second game.
But in a third close contest Hall and Thomson fell to Iikka Heino and Anton Kaisti in the quarter-finals 21-17 21-19 after being in a promising position at 17-15 ahead in the opening game.