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Wimbledon 2018: Jamie Murray loses doubles quarter-final

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Wimbledon 2018: Jamie Murray loses doubles quarter-final

Jamie Murray reached the Wimbledon males’s doubles last in 2015 with Australian John Friends
Wimbledon 2018 on the BBC
Venue: All England Membership, Wimbledon Dates: 2-15 July
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Britain’s Jamie Murray and Brazilian Bruno Soares have been knocked out of the boys’s doubles within the quarter-finals after a five-set thriller at Wimbledon.

The fifth seeds led twice towards Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus earlier than dropping serve twice within the last set.

Play was suspended after Murray and Soares gained the fourth set tie-break whereas the roof coated Centre Court docket.

The match lasted greater than 4 hours earlier than the 13th seeds gained 7-6 (7-5) 6-7 (5-7) 7-5 6-7 (4-7) 4-6.

Murray continues to be aiming to defend his combined doubles title after reaching the third spherical with Belarusian and former world primary Victoria Azarenka.

The Scot gained the occasion at Wimbledon and the US Open with now-retired companion Martina Hingis final yr.

In the meantime, Britain’s Joe Salisbury and Dominic Inglot progressed to the semi-finals with victories of their quarter-finals.

Salisbury and Denmark’s Frederik Nielsen will play South Africa’s Klaasen and New Zealand’s Venus within the semi-finals after they defeated 14th seeds Ben McLachlan and Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6 (8-6) 4-6 7-6 (7-2) 7-6 (7-4).

Inglot and Croatian companion Franko Skugor defeated Robin Haase and Robert Lindstedt 6-Three 6-7 (2-7) 7-6 (7-1) 6-Four and can face former world primary Mike Bryan and fellow American Jack Sock within the semi-finals.

British 15th seed Inglot has gained three outside ATP titles in 2018 however had not gone additional than the third spherical at Wimbledon previous to this yr.

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Elsewhere, compatriots Jay Clarke and Harriet Dart are within the quarter-finals of the combined doubles after they comfortably defeated Mate Pavic and Gabriela Dabrowski 6-Three 6-Four within the third spherical.

However British 16th seed Heather Watson and Finland’s Henri Kontinen have been knocked out within the third spherical by third seeds Ivan Dodig and Latisha Chan after dropping 2-6 6-7 (4-7).

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