Bryan Brothers make tennis history at Wimbledon

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The Bryan Brothers, Bob and Mike, made tennis history Saturday winning the 2013 Wimbledon Doubles Championships. The 35 year old identical twins from California now hold all four majors and the Olympics at the same time becoming the first team in the Open-era to do so.


The run started last year at the 2012 Olympics, the US Open and this year the Australian Open, Roland Garros and now Wimbledon.



Road to the Title

First Round – Bryans d. Demoliner/Sa 6-4 6-4 6-1

Second Round – Bryans d. Marrero/Seppi 6-3 7-5 6-4

Third Round – Bryans d. Inglot/Huey 7-5 6-3 7-6

QF – Bryans d. Knowle/Bhupathi 7-6 7-6 7-6

SF – Bryans d. Roger-Vasselin/Bopanna 6-7 6-4 6-3 5-7 6-3

Finals – Bryans d. Melo/Dodig 3-6 6-3 6-4 6-4



Final Match Stats

Bob Bryan (USA) Marcelo Melo (BRA)
Mike Bryan (USA) Ivan Dodig (CRO)
Total points won 115 97
1st serves in 70% 69%
1st serve pts 82% 70%
2nd serve pts 64% 50%
Fastest serve 133 MPH 131 MPH
Average 1st serve speed 119 MPH 114 MPH
Average 2nd serve speed 105 MPH 99 MPH
Aces 8 8
Double faults 3 5
Break points won 67% 67%
Receiving points won 36% 23%
Winners 18 17
Unforced errors 3 5



Bob Bryan after the match “We’ve had such a good European season that we wanted to cap it off the right way, and we definitely did.” Mike added “We never dreamed that we would put of this type of career.  We got out there and didn’t think we would be nervous … now we can relax.”



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