Sport | Tennis

Bryans win record 13th Grand Slam doubles title

Americans beat Dutch duo Haase and Sijsling in Australian Open final

  • AP
  • Published: 18:21 January 26, 2013
  • Gulf News

Melbourne: Mike and Bob Bryan have captured their record 13th Grand Slam doubles title, defeating the Dutch team of Robin Haase and Igor Sijsling in the Australian Open final 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday.

The Americans had been level with the Australian legends John Newcombe and Tony Roche with 12 major titles.

The Bryans now have six Australian Open titles to go along with four at the US Open, two at Wimbledon and one at the French Open.

The brothers, top seeds at Melbourne Park, have also finished eight of the last 10 years as the No. 1 ranked doubles team, including last year.

Haase and Sijsling were playing in their first Grand Slam final and only their seventh tournament together.

Gulf News
Quick Links

  1. Business

  2. The latest Entertainment news

  3. The latest Lifestyle stories

  4. Blogs

  5. Opinion

In Sport

  1. Cricket

  2. Football

  3. Motorsport

  4. Basketball

  5. Boxing

  6. Horse Racing

  7. Athletics

  8. Golf

  9. Rugby

  10. Sailing

  11. Tennis

Latest In Sport

  1. Local Ito stuns Warwinka in Japan Open

  2. Nadal quickly finds his stride in China

  3. ‘English fans’ barbs made me what I am today’

  4. Goal-shy Seoul face intimidating Sydney test

  5. Philander in for tour of New Zealand, Australia

  6. Villa hopes to produce best form in Australia