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Result: Heather Watson, Laura Robson out of Olympic doubles

Result: British duo out of doubles
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Young British duo Heather Watson and Laura Robson lose in the opening round of the Olympic doubles to German pair Sabine Lisicki and Angelique Kerber.

The young British doubles partnership of Heather Watson and Laura Robson have been knocked out by the German duo of Sabine Lisicki and Angelique Kerber at London 2012.

The British duo, whose combined age is 38, put on a near-perfect display in the opening set, not offering their opponents a chance of a break while breaking to-love on two occasions as they raced to a 6-1 success in just 22 minutes.

Watson and Robson broke again in the third game of the second but this time were broken straight back before again breaking to take a 3-2 advantage in the set.

They then had two break-point chances at 4-2 but couldn't take them as the German pair held on before breaking back themselves and taking a 5-4 lead.

The Germans continued the momentum and again broke to take the second and level the match.

Watson and Robson got off to a perfect start in the decider by breaking at the first time of asking but they couldn't take advantage of this break as Lisicki and Kerber hit back straight away.

The Germans' experience shone through in the next couple of games as they first saved two break points on their own serve before again breaking the Brits' serve in the next.

This time Lisicki and Kerber held to take a 5-2 lead and, despite Robson and Watson forcing them to serve it out, they took the decider 6-3.

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Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
United StatesUnited States16171346
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia11151137
Great BritainGreat Britain891128
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Sunday's key events

· The men's golf reaches its conclusion, with plenty of players still in medal contention. Home favourite Hideki Matsuyama is one shot off Xander Schauffele's lead, while Great Britain's Paul Casey is another shot further back and Tommy Fleetwood is also in the mix (11.30pm-8am)

· Great Britain have already made history in the BMX events in Tokyo, something Charlotte Worthington and Declan Brooks will be looking to add to in the women's (2.10am) and men's (3.10am) freestyle finals

· The final day of swimming action begins with the men's 50m freestyle final. Ben Proud could add to a medal-laden Games in the pool for Team GB so far, although he is up against USA's Caeleb Dressel, who is going for his fourth gold in Tokyo (2.30am)
· From sprint to endurance, Great Britain's second medal hope of the day comes through Daniel Jervis in the men's 1500m freestyle final (2.44am)
· Team GB will again be among the heavy favourites for gold in the last swimming event of the Games - the men's 4x100m medley relay final - having won the mixed event in a world record time on Saturday (3.36am)

· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Pat McCormack takes part in the men's welterweight semi-final against Ireland's Aidan Walsh with a spot in the gold medal final at stake (4.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also in the semi-finals of the men's light heavyweight and will be looking to continue Team GB's success in the ring (4.51am)

· There will be a surprise on the top of the men's tennis podium after Novak Djokovic missed out on a medal altogether. Alexander Zverev takes on Karen Khachanov in the second match on Centre Court at the Ariake Tennis Park (7am-2pm)

· Alison Young will be going for gold in the women's laser radial medal race (7.33am)

· Team GB's Max Whitlock will look to defend his 2016 Olympic title in the men's pommel horse final (10.41am)

· The men's high jump final includes GB's Tom Gale, although his chances of a medal look bleak (11.10am)
· So often the blue-riband event of the Olympics, the men's 100m final takes place as the world's fastest bid to be crowned Usain Bolt's successor. Three Brits have made it into the semi-finals (11.15am-11.32am), and the final looks wide open after an underwhelming display by favourite Trayvon Bromell on Saturday (1.50pm)

· Great Britain face India in the men's quarter-final (1pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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