sport news Jamie Murray misses out on eighth grand slam title after Australian Open mixed ...

Jamie Murray misses out on British record-breaking eighth Grand Slam title after defeat in the Australian Open mixed doubles final Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands were beaten in Australian Open final The pair lost 5-7 6-4 10-1 to Barbora Krejcikova and Nikola Mektic in the finale Murray was bidding for a British record eighth Grand Slam title but fell short

By Mike Dickson for The Mail on Sunday

Published: 13:56 GMT, 1 February 2020 | Updated: 20:19 GMT, 1 February 2020

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Members of the Murray family losing an Australian Open final is sadly not unknown, and Jamie Murray suffered the same fate as his brother when it came to the championship match of the mixed doubles.

The 33 year-old Scot and partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands went down 5-7 6-4 7-6 (10-1) to fifth seeds Barbora Krejcikova and Nikola Mektic, meaning he will have to wait for another shot at a British record for Grand Slam wins.

Their subsidence in the deciding ‘champions’ tiebreak meant

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