Result: Andy Murray and Jamie Murray progress in Japan Open doubles

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Andy Murray and Jamie Murray reach the second round of the Japan Open doubles.

Andy Murray and Jamie Murray have progressed to the second round of the Japan Open doubles with a win over Eric Butorac and Jarkko Nieminen.

The Scottish duo's participation in the competition looked to be coming to an end at the first hurdle after they lost the first set 7-5.

However, they bounced back to take the second set 6-3 before surging to a 10-4 win in the champions tie-break.

Andy Murray has already progressed to the quarter-finals of the singles competition, where he will play Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka.

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3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
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13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
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19United States John Isner2,110
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