Andy Murray to lead Britain’s Olympic tennis challenge with brother Jamie

• Andy Murray says he is eager to get to Rio to win more medals
• Johanna Konta and Heather Watson make up Britain’s Olympic tennis squad

Andy Murray, the reigning Olympic men’s champion, will spearhead Britain’s challenge for tennis medals at the Rio Games after being named alongside his brother Jamie in a four-player squad on Friday.

Murray, who won a memorable gold at London 2012 after beating Roger Federer in the final, will play singles, doubles with Jamie and likely partner world number 18 Johanna Konta in the mixed doubles in which he was silver medallist, along with Laura Robson, in London. Heather Watson has also been selected.

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