You've heard the cliche regarding fine wine. Meet tennis' version of a fine doubles team. Fifteen years after helping Stanford sweep every NCAA title in sight, it seems twins Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan are continuing to get better with age.
Already the most successful men's doubles pair in history, the world's top-ranked Bryan brothers just keep winning. They beat the second-ranked team of Spain's Marc Lopez and Marcel Granollers, 6-4, 4-6, 10-4, to win the at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday.
The Bryan's won their fourth title in Cincinnati and their fourth ATP Masters 1000 title of the season. It was also their 92nd career victory together.
Enjoying yet another historic season, the Bryan's could become the first doubles team to win all four Grand Slam events in the same calendar year. The beginning of the U.S. Open is a week away.
The Bryan's, who are also the defending Olympic champions, are the defending champions of the U.S. Open. have compiled a 25-match winning streak this year and they don't look as though they are slowing down any time soon.
"It feels amazing to win our 4th Cincinnati Masters," said Mike Bryan. "We had great support from the crowds all week and our games improved with every match. Today was a battle against a very tough team and we feel fortunate that our shots fell on the big points."
The Bryan brothers take a 55-7 record into the U.S. Open.