Wimbledon: Jonny Marray surrendered his men's doubles title at the last 16 stage

Last Updated: 01/07/13 9:51pm

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Jonny Marray: Was unable to defend his doubles title with new partner Colin Fleming

Jonny Marray: Was unable to defend his doubles title with new partner Colin Fleming

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Jonny Marray's Wimbledon doubles title defence came to an end in the last 16 on Monday.

Marray became the first Brit to win the men's doubles title in 76 years last year as he and Freddie Nielsen triumphed.

However, Marray and his new partner Colin Fleming were beaten in straight sets by sixth seeds Robert Lindstedt and Daniel Nestor.

The pair had progressed fairly comfortably to this stage, dropping just a single set in their previous two matches.

The British duo were unable to create a single break-point opportunity against their Swedish-Canadian rivals though - indeed they won just 14 return points - and went down 7-6 (7-5) 7-5 6-3.

The pair also exited the mixed doubles with their respective partners - Heather Watson and Laura Robson.

Marray and Watson were beaten 2-6 6-3 6-3 in round two by Spain's David Marrero and Kimiko Date Krumm, while Fleming an Robson were edged out 6-7 (2/7) 6-2 6-4 in round one by Slovakians Filip Polasek and Janette Husarova.

Kyle Edmund won his opening boys' singles match earlier in the day but could not claim a senior-level victory as he and Canadian Eugenie Bouchard were beaten 7-5 6-4 by the experienced duo of Denmark's Nielsen and Sweden's Sofia Arvidsson.

And they were joined in going out in the first round by Jamie Murray and his partner from Chinese Taipei, Hsieh Su-wei who led by a set but fell to a 6-7 (2/7) 6-3 6-4 loss against Jean-Julien Rojer and Vera Dushevina.

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