Murray loses doubles match at Eastbourne

ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 26, 2019 07:37 AM
Murray loses doubles match at Eastbourne
FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2018, file photo, Andy Murray, of Britain, returns a shot to James Duckworth, of Australia, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Three-time major champion Murray is planning to return from hip surgery by competing in doubles at the Queen's Club tournament this month. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)

EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Andy Murray has lost in men's doubles for the first time since returning from hip surgery in January.

Murray and his Brazilian partner Marcelo Melo were defeated 6-2, 6-4 in the first round at Eastbourne by top-seeded Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah on Tuesday.

Murray, who struggled on serve, won the doubles title with Feliciano Lopez at the Queen's Club on Sunday.

The 32-year-old Murray will partner Pierre-Hugues Herbert in men's doubles at Wimbledon.

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