Oh Brother, It's Murray v Murray
Andy Murray to meet brother Jamie in second-round doubles
Fresh from guiding Great Britain to the Davis Cup semi-finals last month, brothers Andy and Jamie Murray will share the court in a different capacity for the first time in Montreal – as opponents.
Having secured the pivotal doubles rubber over Frenchmen Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Nicolas Mahut at Queen’s Club in July, the Scots will play their first ATP World Tour-level match against each other in the second round of the men’s doubles at the Rogers Cup.
“I’ve never played my brother since we became professionals,” Andy said. “We obviously played a lot against each other in juniors, in a lot of local competitions or competitions around Great Britain, but yeah we haven’t played each other for a very long time.
“So it’ll be nice in some ways to do that but also it’s not easy. Serena and Venus [Williams] have obviously done it playing for Grand Slams and stuff and I can’t imagine how difficult that is.”
Seeded seventh, Jamie and Peers recently claimed the German Open crown in Hamburg and reached the men’s doubles final at Wimbledon.