Australian Open: Jamie Murray & Neal Skupski beaten in final-set tie-break
Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski have been knocked out of the Australian Open men’s doubles, losing a final-set tie-break to Steve Johnson and pairing Sam Querrey.
The British 14th seeds saved six match points but finally lost 4-6 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (14-12) at the second round.
There was better news for Neal’s brother Ken who teamed up with Mexican spouse Santiago Gonzalez to defeat second seeds Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot 7-5 7-6 (7-4) and reach the next round.
Another Briton to undergo was. The 11th seeds defeated Jackson along with Tennys Sandgren Withrow 6-3 6-3.