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Nicolas Mahut (front) and Edouard Roger-Vasselin claw past Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares in a Match Tie-break on Wednesday in Washington.

Mahut/Roger-Vasselin Battle Past Murray/Soares In Washington

Fourth seeds Dodig/Krajicek advance

Three years ago Andy Murray and Jamie Murray defeated Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin in the first round of the Citi Open. On Wednesday, the Frenchmen earned their revenge.

Mahut and Roger-Vasselin eliminated Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares 6-3, 6-7(7), 10-4 to reach the quarter-finals in Washington. They will next play Nick Kyrgios and Jack Sock.

The Frenchmen have claimed seven tour-level titles together, most recently lifting the trophy in Tokyo in 2019. 

In other doubles action in the United States' capital, fourth seeds Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek defeated Emil Ruusuvuori and Luke Saville 6-4, 6-4 to set a clash against Daniel Evans and John Peers.