London: World No. 4 Andy Murray’s Olympic campaign didn’t kick off on a positive note as he and his brother Jamie lost 5-7, 7-6 (8/6), 7-5 against Austria`s Jurgen Melzer and Alexander Peya in the first round of the Olympic doubles on Saturday.
Murray who recently lost the Wimbledon final against Federer entered the doubles seeking a gold with his brother, but the duo crashed out.
The Britain No. 1 will now fancy his chances for a gold in men’s singles.
Murray is scheduled to start his singles journey against Switzerland`s Stanislas Wawrinka on Sunday.