US Open: Bryan brothers rally to sustain Grand Slam sweep hopes

The US siblings won Olympic gold last year and are already the first men's doubles team in the Open era to hold all four Grand Slam doubles titles at once after winning last year's US Open and this year's Australian and French Open and Wimbledon crowns.

updated: September 02, 2013 09:01 IST
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New York: Reigning champions Bob and Mike Bryan, trying to complete the first calendar-year Grand Slam men's doubles sweep since 1951, rallied from a set and a break down Sunday to reach the US Open quarter-finals.

The 35-year-old American twins rallied to defeat Canada's Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil 6-7 (1/7), 7-5, 6-2, capturing 10 of the final 13 games in the match to advance after two hours and three minutes.

"We're lucky to be alive here," Mike Bryan said.

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