Wimbledon 2016: Jamie Murray & Bruno Soares knocked out of doubles

Wimbledon 2016: Murray & Soares lose to Benneteau & Roger-Vasselin
Wimbledon on the BBC
Venue: All England Club Dates: 27 June-10 July
Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with more on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for more details

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares have been knocked out of the men's doubles in five sets by French duo Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin.

The Australian Open champions fought back from two sets down but lost the quarter-final 6-4 6-4 6-7 (11-13) 6-7 (1-7) 10-8 in four and a half hours.

Briton Murray and his Brazilian partner, seeded third, had saved three match points in the third set.

They had won their last-16 tie 16-14 in the fifth and final set.

Murray lost in the final last year with then partner John Peers.

Three-time champions Bob and Mike Bryan, seeded second, were beaten 7-6 (7-2) 6-1 7-6 (7-4) by Raven Klassem and Rajeev Ram, who face Benneteau and Roger-Vasselin in the semi-finals.

Briton Jonathan Marray, who won the Wimbledon men's doubles in 2012, and Canadian partner Adil Shamasdin lost 6-4 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 to 12th seeds Max Mirnyi and Treat Huey.

They will play top seeds Pierre Hugues-Herbert and Nicolas Mahut in the last four after the Frenchmen overcame Henri Kontinen and Peers 6-4 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 7-6 (10-8).

Top Stories