Ken and Xavier Malisse bowed out of the Aegon Championships at Queens club today, losing 7-5 6-3 to the number 5 seeds, Oliver Marach and Marcin Matkowski.
Ken now moves on to s-Hertogenbosch in Holland where he will once again partner Robin Haase. Ken and Robin won the ATP Open 13 doubles title earlier in the season. Ken and Robin will also be playing Wimbledon together.
From the Liverpool Daily Post
LIVERPOOL’S Ken Skupski overcame British number one Andy Murray at the AEGON Championships at Queens Club last night.
Skupski partnered Belgian Xavier Malisse in the first round tie with Murray and his brother Jamie, and they saw off the Scots in straight sets 6-3 6-4.
The triumphant duo will now meet fifth seeds Oliver Marach and Marcin Matkowski in their next match.
As for Andy Murray, he will today take on Malisse again as he launches his bid for the title he won in 2009.
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From BBC sport
It’s never easy getting over a break-up but life as a doubles player can make it especially hard, with your ex always around the corner at the same tournaments.
British number two Colin Fleming admits as much, saying a sporting divorce “can be very awkward and quite personal”, but this week in Paris has shown that it does not have to be the case.
Having split with Ken Skupski at the end of 2010 after a highly successful couple of years, the pair were on opposite sides of the net at the French Open on Wednesday – Fleming partnered by German Philipp Marx and Skupski alongside Slovakia’s Igor Zelenay.
It was the scratch pairing of Fleming and Marx that came through 6-4 6-4 on Court 14, looking very sharp in doing so, but there were no daggers drawn at the net afterwards.
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