Murray and Soares hope to ride momentum at Wimbledon

Judy insists it would be no surprise to see her sons target a Wimbledon crown as a team

The world number one had scheduled two matches at the exhibition Aspall Tennis Classic event following his first-round exit at Queen's Club last week.

Murray, who won the Wimbledon title a year ago, is still planning to play the second exhibition match Friday.

Jamie Murray has told younger brother Andy he will have to wait his turn if wants to team up at Wimbledon after Jamie won the Aegon Championships doubles title with Bruno Soares.

But last night, with regular partner Bruno Soares, Jamie became the first British victor of the Queens Club doubles title since Jamie Bates in 1990, when they beat France's Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin in front of a watching Judy, 6-2.

The 30-year-old's build-up to Wimbledon has been far from ideal.

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The man Murray usurped as world No1, Novak Djokovic, was equally frustrated as his Wimbledon preparations were scuppered for the day by rain as play at Eastbourne was cancelled.

He was the overwhelming favourite to win Queen's following his run to the French Open semi-finals only to lose to Jordan Thompson, who was only drafted in three hours before the match following the late injury withdrawal of Aljaz Bedene.

Benneteau and Roger-Vasselin saved the first and second, but not the third.

The weather also washed out the all-British showdown between Marcus Willis and Liam Broady in Wimbledon qualifying, while Britons Katie Swan and Hong Kong-born Tara Moore bowed out. Play is set to resume on Wednesday morning.

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