Tennis: Shibahara out of Wimbledon women's doubles after 3rd round

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Japan's Ena Shibahara and Asia Muhammad of the United States lost in the women's doubles third round at Wimbledon on Monday, going down 6-4, 7-6(3) to Alicja Rosolska of Poland and Erin Routliffe of New Zealand. Shibahara's pair, seeded fifth, was broken in the ninth game en route to losing the first set against their 11th-seed counterparts at the All England Lawn Tennis Club. Shibahara and Muhammad went down 6-5 in the second set before breaking back immediately, but they could not force the final set after Rosolska and Routliffe jumped to a 4-0 lead in the tie-break.

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