Bryan brothers win U.S. Open doubles title
NEW YORK (Reuters) - American twin brothers Bob and Mike Bryan won the U.S. Open men's doubles title on Friday to capture a record-setting 12th grand slam doubles championship.
The duo beat India's Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic 6-3 6-4 to capture their fourth U.S. Open title.
The second-seeded Bryans had entered the U.S. Open tied with Australia's Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde for 11 grand slam doubles titles.
"We looked up to the Woodies, and to steal all their records is unbelievable, because we idolize those guys," said Mike Bryan. "They're one of the reasons we play doubles. Just to be mentioned with those guys is pretty special."
(Reporting by Julin Linden; Editing by Frank Pingue)
- U.S. man sues soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo over CR7 trademark
- Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site |
- Netanyahu vows to complete Gaza tunnels destruction |
- Argentina defaults but investors see eventual deal possible
- Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop just hatin’ all the time’