US Open

Bryan brothers win 100th title

2014-09-08 07:56
Bryan brothers (AFP)

New York - Bob and Mike Bryan won their 100th doubles title on Sunday when they defeated Spain's Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez for a fifth US Open crown and vowed to keep on playing.

The top-seeded American brothers swept to a 6-3, 6-4 win over their 11th-seeded rivals which gave them a 16th Grand Slam title.

The 36-year-old world number one pair were also champions in New York in 2005, 2008, 2010 and 2012.

"To win here is extra-special, but I have to congratulate Marcel and Marc, they are a class act," said Mike Bryan.

"The crowd pulled us through, these fans are rocking."

He added that they will keep playing despite reaching the 100-title landmark.

"We will keep going, we love this game. We will go to Chicago for the Davis Cup against Slovakia. We hope to do well. We're not stopping any time soon."

Results on Sunday from the 14th day of the US Open, the final Grand Slam tournament of 2014 (x denotes seeded player):

Women's singles


Serena Williams (USA x1) bt Caroline Wozniacki (DEN x10) 6-3, 6-3

Men's doubles


Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (USA/USA x1) bt Marcel Granollers/Marc Lopez (ESP/ESP x11) 6-3, 6-4

Junior Boys


Omar Jasika (AUS) bt Quentin Halys (FRA x5) 2-6, 7-5, 6-1

Junior Girls


Marie Bouzkova (CZE) bt Anhelina Kalinina (UKR x9) 6-4, 7-6 (7/5)

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