© Peter Staples/ATP Tour

Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski advance on Wednesday at the Winston-Salem Open.

Murray/Skupski To Meet Top Seeds In Winston-Salem

Brits going for first team title this week

Jamie Murray/Neal Skupski will face top seeds Marcelo Melo/Lukasz Kubot in a blockbuster semi-final on Thursday at the Winston-Salem Open.

Brits Murray/Skupski squeezed past Austrians Oliver Marach/Jurgen Melzer 4-6, 7-6(5), 10-7, and Melo/Kubot won all four break points and beat Brits Daniel Evans/Jonny O'Mara 6-2, 6-2.

You May Also Like: Paire Overcomes Humbert; Shapovalov, Tiafoe Advance

Friday's other semi-final will feature American wild cards Nicholas Monroe/Tennys Sandgren, who also were perfect on break points (3/3) to upset second seeds Rajeev Ram/Joe Salisbury 6-3, 6-3.

The Americans will meet Sander Gille/Joran Vliegen. The Belgians saved a match point while serving at 5-6, Deuce in the second set, but eventually beat Luke Bambridge/Ben McLachlan 2-6, 7-6(4), 10-7.

Bambridge/McLachlan were nearly perfect on their first serve as well, winning 95 per cent (38/40) of those points.

More stories like this in: