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Result: Murrays give Great Britain lead in Davis Cup quarter-final

Andy Murray and Jamie Murray beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Nicolas Mahut in doubles to give Great Britain a 2-1 lead in their Davis Cup quarter-final against France.

Great Britain have taken a 2-1 lead over France in their Davis Cup quarter-final thanks to a doubles win for Andy Murray and Jamie Murray at Queen's.

Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates winning second set tie break with Jamie Murray of Great Britian against Nicolas Mahut and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in the doubles match during Day Two of the World Group Quarter Final Davis Cup match between Gre© Getty Images

The pair defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Nicolas Mahut in four sets to give Britain the advantage in the five-match tie.

Tsonga and Mahut took the opening set 6-4, but the Murray brothers fought back to take the next two 6-3 7-6(5).

It was one-way traffic in the fourth as the Murrays powered into a 5-0 lead before closing out the contest 4-6 6-3 7-6(5) 6-1 in front of a jubilant home crowd.

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Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a forehand during the Gentlemens Singles Semi Final match against Roger Federer of Switzerland during day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 10, 2015
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