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Jamie Murray makes it 300 career doubles wins with victory in Rio

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Jamie Murray notched up the 300th match win of his doubles career with victory in the quarter-finals at the Rio Open.

Top seeds Murray and Bruno Soares saw off Andres Molteni and Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 5-7, 11-9 to set up a semi-final clash with third seeds Pablo Carreno Busta and Pablo Cuevas.

There was a nervy moment for Murray and Soares in the match tie-break when their opponents battled back from 9-5 down to even it out at 9-9, but the Briton and his Brazilian partner eventually wrapped up the win with their fifth match point.

Murray, 31, turned pro in 2004 and has claimed 16 ATP World Tour doubles titles to date, including the Australian and US Opens with Soares last year.

In fact, the last 12 months have seen Murray in blistering form as he was crowned the No.1 doubles player in the world and reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon to go with his two Grand Slam titles.

  • Murray is enjoying life on the clay courts of Rio, but he will be back on home turf at the Aegon Championships later this year. Click here to find out how you can see him in grass-court action this summer.