Andy Murray and Laura Robson are through to the final of the mixed doubles at the Olympics.
They beat Germany’s Christopher Kas & Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-7(6), 10-7 in the semi’s and are now guaranteed either a silver or gold medal.
The British pair stormed through the first set, before losing the second on a tie break. This meant that for the third match in a row the result was decide don a match tie-break. The first twelve points were shared evenly, then GB won four of the last five to seal their spot in the final.
“I’m super excited for tomorrow,” said a delighted Robson after the semi-final victory.
Murray added: “To be guaranteed two medals going into the last day is great. It was a great decision to play mixed doubles.
“Both matches are really important to me tomorrow. Whether it’s the mixed or the singles, both medals count the same. I hope we can contribute to the medal table for GB.”
Earlier in the day they knocked out Australia pair Leyton Hewitt and Sam Stosur, 6-3, 3-6, 10-8.
The Women’s Sports Magazine