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Andy Murray and brother Jamie mark doubles reunion with battling victory at the Citi Open in Washington Andy and Jamie Murray teamed up for doubles for the first time in three years  The brothers battled past French pair Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin The 32-year-old showed benefits of recent intense training sessions in the US

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Published: 00:48 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 00:48 BST, 1 August 2019

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Andy Murray and brother Jamie battled past French pair Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin at the Citi Open in Washington.

The former world No 1 has so far been restricted to doubles action since returning to the game following his hip resurfacing operation in January, and played in the mixed event alongside Serena Williams at Wimbledon.

Murray, who has suggested his singles return may be closer than he originally thought, produced a composed display alongside his brother as they progressed to the quarter-finals with a gutsy 6-4 6-7 (7) 10-5 win in a tie-break decider.

Andy Murray and brother Jamie teamed up for doubles for the first time in three years

Andy Murray and brother Jamie teamed up for doubles for the first time in three years

A return to the hard courts in August appears in Murray's sights, but that could yet

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