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