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Andy Murray loses doubles match at Eastbourne

Nature Valley International - Day Two

EASTBOURNE, ENGLAND - JUNE 25: Andy Murray of Great Britain and Marcelo Melo of Brazil in action during their mens doubles match against Columbian pair Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah during day two of the Nature Valley International at Devonshire Park on June 25, 2019 in Eastbourne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for LTA)

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EASTBOURNE, England -- Andy Murray has lost in men’s doubles for the first time since returning from hip surgery in January.

Murray and his Brazilian partner Marcelo Melo were defeated 6-2, 6-4 in the first round at Eastbourne by top-seeded Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah on Tuesday.

Murray, who struggled on serve, won the doubles title with Feliciano Lopez at the Queen’s Club on Sunday.

The 32-year-old Murray will partner Pierre-Hugues Herbert in men’s doubles at Wimbledon.