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Andy Murray crashes OUT, Tom Dean adds second GOLD, Simone Biles latest updates

GREAT BRITAIN’S swimmers picked up their THIRD gold of the Tokyo Games after a stunning relay win this morning.

And two of them have gone to Tom Dean, who added the freestyle relay to his individual honour earlier today on day five.

Though Andy Murray’s quest for doubles Olympic success is over after he and partner Joe Salisbury lost to the Croatian team of Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig.

In the rowing, Great Britain secured silver in the men’s quadruple sculls but suffered devastation in the men’s coxless four, finishing in fourth place as they failed to win the event for the first time since 1996.

In the cycling today, Geraint Thomas will look to bounce back from a wretched road race to challenge for gold in the time trial.

And we will have live coverage of the Olympic men’s football with some big names set to bow out in the group stage.


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  • GOOD TIMES

    Tao Geoghegan Hart is currently the eighth fastest in the time trial.

     

  • COMING UP

    Geraint Thomas goes for Team GB in the men’s time trial in around 20 minutes time.

    While the rugby sevens boys are in a bronze medal clash with Argentina at 9.30am.

  • BILES OUT!

    Simone Biles has withdrawn from the inidividual all-round competition to ‘focus on her mental health’.

    She will be monitored to determine her participation in the individual event final’s next week.

  • BREAKING: ANDY MURRAY AND JOE SALISBURY ARE OUT!

    The British pair fall at the quarter final stage to Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig.

    Heartbreak for the Brits as they were a set and a break up before the Croatian fightback.

    The tiebreak style third set got away from them early on and they couldn’t recover.

    Could this be the last time we see Andy Murray at the Olympic Games?

  • THIRD-SET – TIE-BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *7-9 Cilic/Dodig

    Murray forced into double serve but the return is wide.

    Still two match points.

  • THIRD-SET – TIE-BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *6-9 Cilic/Dodig

    THREE MATCH POINTS

    Successful smash at the net and two Murray’s on top of one another wouldn’t reach that

  • THIRD-SET – TIE-BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 6-8* Cilic/Dodig

    Murray’s return to Cilic is mis-hit by the tall Croatian as he doesn’t get it over the net.

  • THIRD-SET – TIE-BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 5-8* Cilic/Dodig

    The Croatians’ return is knocked away by Salisbury at the net.

  • THIRD-SET – TIE-BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *4-8 Cilic/Dodig

    They do go into the change of ends with another point on the board.

  • THIRD-SET – TIE-BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *3-8 Cilic/Dodig

    This will take a monumental effort now.

  • THIRD-SET – TIE-BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 3-7* Cilic/Dodig

    Another Croatian point

  • THIRD-SET – TIE-BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 3-6* Cilic/Dodig

    Another min-break as this time Murray finds the net.

    They are well on their way to the 10 points needed.

  • THIRD-SET – TIE-BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *3-5 Cilic/Dodig

    Oh dear! Cilic’s return is knocked into the net by Salisbury for the mini-break.

  • THIRD-SET – TIE-BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *3-4 Cilic/Dodig

    A chance for Salisbury at the net before Dodig’s volley is read by Murray but he can’t get there.

    Two big Murray serves coming.

  • THIRD-SET – TIE-BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 3-3* Cilic/Dodig

    We get to the change of ends at three points all. GB with a mini-break at 2-1 before the Croatians forced one of their own.

     

  • THIRD-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *2-2 Cilic/Dodig

    Mini-break for GB is lost in their next serve and we are back on at two points all in this decider.

  • SET POINT TAKEN

    Another shot into the net from GB and the Croatians have levelled it up.

    Disappointing with the break up in that second set to go on to lose it but they need to regroup ahead of the deciding set.

     

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 2-6* Cilic/Dodig

    Four set points for Croatia.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 2-5* Cilic/Dodig

    Good work at the net from Dodig, a backhand volley away for a winner and another break.

    They have two serves for the set.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *2-4 Cilic/Dodig

    The Croatians’ return of serve is wide. Change of ends with the Brits a break down.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *1-4 Cilic/Dodig

    Huge first serve from Dodig and Salisbury sends it high. Smashed away by Cilic.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 1-3* Cilic/Dodig

    Mini-break back as Cilic finds the net in the next rally.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 0-3* Cilic/Dodig

    A second mini-break! Dodig with a high, defensive lob just catches the baseline. Salisbury with a powerful return but Cilic fires a forehand winner down the line.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *0-2 Cilic/Dodig

    First mini-break for the Croatians now too, a volley at the net finds the net.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *0-1 Cilic/Dodig

    First serve in the breaker for the Croats and they convert the first point.

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