Murray/Soares
5 7 8

Bryan/Bryan
7 6 10

Tennis

ByTheMinTennis

Good afternoon (well near enough) and welcome to further coverage of the ATP Tour Finals from the O2. I'm Mel (@MissMelanie_H) and it is doubles actions today. I have always enjoyed watching Bob & Mike Bryan play doubles and there is British interest today with Jamie Murray & Bruno Soares as their first opponents.

As always - Sky focus on the singles matches in their build up. Drives me crazy. There are some excellent doubles teams and as I said British interest in this one!

Actually - I take that back. We are getting a little bit more than normal. They show the coin toss and interviews with both teams.

Murray/Soares 0 - 1 Bryan/Bryan (0-0) Bob Bryan serving first and takes the first point. Wonderful volley for the second point. They take the third with a smash. They win the game to love.

Murray/Soares 1 - 1 Bryan/Bryan (0-0) Jamie Murray to serve. They teams exchange volleys and Soares eventually gets one past Bob Bryan. Murray volleys neatly. Smash from Soares. Double fault. Unreturned serve.

Murray/Soares 1 - 2 Bryan/Bryan (0-0) A volley goes long from Bob Bryan. Unreturned 2nd serve. Great angle on a volley and Soares goes long from it. Smash winner and a volley winner from Bob Bryan takes the game.

Murray/Soares 2 - 2 Bryan/Bryan (0-0) Netted from the Bryans. Smash winner from Murray. And then Soares gets the winner. Wide from Murray. Murray smashes to hold to love.

Murray/Soares 3 - 2 Bryan/Bryan (0-0) Double fault from Bob Bryan. Wide return. Netted volley from the Bryans. Break point as Soares puts away a smash. Netted from Murray. Soares goes past the brothers to break.

Murray/Soares 4 - 2 Bryan/Bryan (0-0) Wonderful put away from Soares at the net. Ace - challenged. And it was JUST in! Long return. Soares volleys to end the game.

Murray/Soares 4 - 3 Bryan/Bryan (0-0) Ace from Mike Bryan. Unreturned serve. Another ace. Return winner from Soares when Bob Bryan moved too early.