Cilic, Dodig send Andy Murray out of Tokyo Olympics

Andy Murray and doubles partner Joe Salisbury lose in Tokyo

Andy Murray and doubles partner Joe Salisbury lose in Tokyo

Andy Murray, right, and doubles partner Joe Salisbury lose in Tokyo
Andy Murray, right, and doubles partner Joe Salisbury lose in Tokyo

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Andy Murray’s Tokyo Olympic medal hope has been dashed by Croatians Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig.

They beat Murray and Joe Salisbury in the quarter-finals in the men’s doubles.

The British pair had been in excellent form through the first two rounds.

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Things seemed to be going smoothly when they broke Cilic to lead by a set and a break.

But the Croatians responded impressively.

They broke the Murray serve, winning the second set on a tie-break.

They then came through a deciding first-to-ten tie-break to win 4-6 7-6 (2) 10-7.