Rio 2016: Two Pairs Of Tennis Playing Siblings Crash Out Of The Olympics

Goodbye the Murrays and the Williams'.
Andy and Jamie Murray: out
Andy and Jamie Murray: out
Toby Melville / Reuters

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Drama in the tennis as two famous tennis families failed to progress at the Rio Games on Sunday.

Great Britain’s Andy and Jamie Murray went out in the men’s doubles after losing to Brazil’s unseeded Thomaz Bellucci and Andre Sa.

Meanwhile, Serena and Venus Williams, three-time women’s doubles Olympic champions, crashed out in the women’s doubles to Czech pair Barbora Strycova.

The latter is a genuine shock: the Williams sisters won their first women’s doubles title in 2000 Sydney Games and repeated the feat at the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Games.

Serena and Venus Williams: out
Serena and Venus Williams: out


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