Williams/Williams 3-6 4-6 Safarova/Strycova

Well, well, well. Fans of a shock are going to be happy with this result.
Serena and Venus Williams’ hopes of a fourth straight Olympic gold in the women’s doubles are over.

The American pair lost in straight sets to Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova.
About time they let someone else have a crack. Although Venus apparently struggling with sickness is more likely to be to do with their surprise defeat