- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Brothers Andy and Jamie Murray have advanced in doubles at the Citi Open.

The Murray brothers beat Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin, 6-4, 6-7(7), 10-5 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals. They rallied to win on their fourth match point.

Former No. 1-ranked Andy Murray and his brother, who was once ranked No. 1 in doubles, are teaming up for the first time since 2016. The field at the Citi Open features the top 10 doubles players in the world.

In singles action, fifth-seeded John Isner beat Hubert Hurkacz, 6-4, 6-4, and eighth-seeded Milos Raonic defeated American qualifier Tim Smyczek, 6-1, 6-4. Top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas beat wild card Tommy Paul, 6-3, 7-5, under the lights on stadium court.

On the women’s side, No. 3 seed Sofia Kenin was upset by fellow American Lauren Davis, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4; No. 8 seed Monica Puig was upset by Anna Kalinskaya, 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4; and Jessica Pegula beat Iga Swiatek, 5-7, 6-4, 6-1. Kenin’s exit followed a stunning Tuesday where top-seeded Sloane Stephens and Wimbledon star Coco Gauff were knocked out of the tournament.



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