Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski lose Battle of the Brits opener

Neal Skupski and Jamie Murray
Neal Skupski and Jamie Murray reached the US Launch semi-finals in 2019
Venue: National Tennis Centre, Roehampton Dates: 23-28 June
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Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski suffered a shock defeat by Liam Broady and Cameron Norrie within the outlet sport of Murray’s Battle of the Brits.

Broady, 26, and Norrie, 24, received 3-6 7-5 11-9 as elite British males’s tennis returned within the encourage of closed doorways.

The six-day charity tournament, organised by Murray, is being played at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton.

In a while Tuesday, Andy Murray will play his first match in seven months when he takes on Broady.

“You’re a unquestionably proper guy Andy – Sir Andy sorry,” joked Broady when asked if he had a message for Andy Murray after beating his brother Jamie.

“He’s an amazing participant, an amazing champion. He’s piquant unquestionably well for the time being, he’s telling of us he’s now not. We’ll survey how it goes. I could put the trash talk for off digicam.”

The singles and doubles match supplies high British males’s players competitors educate sooner than the planned restart of the legit tour in August and can elevate cash for NHS Charities Collectively.

In the doubles, two groups of three play every diversified in a round-robin and the tip two from every neighborhood will advance to the semi-finals.

Matches are two units with a tie-ruin and there don’t appear to be any ball formative years or line judges to minimise numbers on court for social distancing purposes.

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