Jamie Murray out in French Open Mixed Doubles

Jamie Murray and his American partner Liezel Huber beaten convincingly at the French Open today in their mixed doubles quarter finals by third seeds Victoria Azarenka and Bob Bryan. The final match score 6-0 7-6 (7-5)

Murray and Liezel were given a walkover in the previous round, the pair were scheduled to play 5th seeds Yan Zi and Mark Knowles, but Knowles withdrew for personal reasons. The duo were bidding to reach their second grand slam semi-final after reaching that stage at last years US open.

Victoria Azarenka and Bob Bryan overwhelmed the Brit American duo in the first set winning it without dropping a set. Murray and Huber turned things arround in the second set and gave much more of Match to the thrid seeds. They eventually lost the tie break 7-5.

Jamie Murray, the Wimbledon mixed doubles champion, was the last senior British representative left at Roland Garros after his brother Andy lost in the third round of the men’s singles and fellow Briton Ross Hutchins and Australia’s Stephen Huss lost 6-4 5-7 7-5 to Igor Kunitsyn and Dmitry Tursunov in the men’s doubles.

Jamie will hopefully now turn his attentions to some singles matches, if his applications to wimbledon and queens club for a wild card place are accepted.