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Murrays put Britain 2-1 up against France in Davis Cup

Britain's Andy Murray, left, and Jamie Murray during their doubles match against France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Nicolas Mahut during the quarterfinal match of the Davis Cup at the Queen's Club in London, Saturday July 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — Andy and Jamie Murray came from a set down to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Nicolas Mahut 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-1 in the doubles to give Britain a 2-1 lead over France in their Davis Cup quarterfinal on Saturday.

“We played an unbelievably high level match against a top team,” Andy Murray said. “It was an absolutely fantastic atmosphere. To play and represent your country with your brother in a match like this is very special.”

The Murrays had not played together since losing in the second round at Indian Wells in 2013.

Third-ranked Murray is set to play 11th-ranked Gilles Simon in the first of the reverse singles on Sunday, giving him an opportunity to put Britain into the World Group semifinals for the first time since 1981.

James Ward will face Tsonga in the final match.

Andy Murray beat Tsonga in straight sets on Friday to pull Britain level in the tie, after Simon defeated Ward in straight sets in the opening singles on the Queen’s Club grass.

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