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ROBERT CHARLES BRYAN (born April 29, 1978) is an American male professional tennis player . He has won twenty-three Grand Slam titles: 16 in men's doubles and 7 in mixed doubles. He turned professional in 1998. With his twin brother Mike , he has been world No. 1 doubles player for much of the last several years, first achieving the top ranking in September 2003. The brothers were named ATP Team of the Decade for 2000–2009. The brothers became the second men's doubles team to complete the career golden slam at the 2012 Summer Olympics .

CONTENTS

* 1 Tennis career

* 1.1 Doubles records * 1.2 Junior * 1.3 College * 1.4 World Team Tennis * 1.5 ATP Tour

* 2 Off-court * 3 Personal life * 4 Davis Cup record (24–4)

* 5 Grand Slam tournaments

* 5.1 Men\'s singles

* 5.2 Men\'s Doubles: 30 (16–14)

* 5.2.1 Timeline

* 5.3 Mixed doubles: 9 (7–2)

* 5.3.1 Timeline

* 6 References * 7 External links

TENNIS CAREER

DOUBLES RECORDS

* 16 Grand Slam men's doubles titles * 29 Grand Slam men's doubles finals * 10-time ITF World Champions * 109 ATP Titles and 161 ATP Finals * 439 weeks at #1 * 1000+ team match wins * 10 consecutive years of winning at least 1 Grand Slam * 8 time ATP Fans' Favorite Doubles Team and ATP Team of the Decade * "Bryan Golden Slam" (only team to simultaneously hold all Grand Slam titles and an Olympic Gold Medal) * 7 consecutive Grand Slam finals (2005 Australian–2006 Wimbledon) * 32 Masters 1000 titles * "Career Golden Masters" (only players in history to win all 9 Masters 1000 events)

JUNIOR

He finished the year as the no. 1 ranked singles player in the nation in 1998 after winning the clay court nationals and reaching the finals of Kalamazoo. The brothers were back-to-back Kalamazoo doubles champions in 1995 and 1996 and won the US Open Junior doubles title in 1996.

COLLEGE

He played for Stanford University in 1997 and 1998, where he helped the Cardinal win back-to-back NCAA team championships . In 1998, he won the "Triple Crown" by taking the NCAA singles, doubles (with his twin brother Mike ), and team titles. He was the first man to accomplish this since Stanford's Alex O\'Brien did it in 1992.

WORLD TEAMTENNIS

Both brothers started their professional careers playing World Team Tennis for teams like the Idaho Sneakers through the current season for the Kansas City Explorers .

ATP TOUR

With his twin brother Mike (who is the older by two minutes), Bob has won 112 doubles titles, including sixteen Grand Slam titles. In 2005, the Bryan brothers made it to the finals of all four Grand Slam tournaments, only the second time a men's doubles team has done this during the open era . In 2006, the Bryan brothers won Wimbledon and the Australian Open and completed a Career Grand Slam. Having won the 2012 US Open, they followed up by winning the first three majors of 2013, and thus held all four titles at once. They could not complete the calendar year Grand Slam, however, as they lost in the semi-finals of the 2013 US Open.

They have been the year-ending top-ranked team ten times: in 2003 2005, 2006 and 2007, and then each year from 2009 to 2014 inclusive.

The Bryan brothers have been frequent participants on U.S. Davis Cup teams. The United States sealed its 32nd title at the 2007 Davis Cup .

OFF-COURT

The Bryans guest starred on 8 Simple Rules . They were featured on the Jan/Feb 2010 cover of Making Music Magazine . Their father, Wayne Bryan, wrote a book about his sons, The Formula: Raising Your Child to be a Champion.

PERSONAL LIFE

Bob Bryan married Florida attorney Michelle Alvarez in North Miami Beach on December 13, 2010; the couple have three children, Micaela, born January 31, 2012, Robert Blake "Bobby Jr.", born December 24, 2013 and Richard Charles "Richie" October 27, 2015.

DAVIS CUP RECORD (24–4)

Together with his twin brother Mike Bryan , the pair has won the most Davis Cup matches of any doubles team for the United States. Bob holds the record for most years played (14) in the Davis Cup for the U.S. He also holds a 4-2 career record in singles ties.

YEAR ROUND OPPONENT RESULT

2003 Play-off Slovak Republic (Beck/Hrbatý) W

2004 1st round Austria (Knowle/Melzer) W

2004 Quarterfinal Sweden (Björkman/T.Johansson) W

2004 Semifinal Belarus (Mirnyi/Volchkov) W

2004 Final Spain (Ferrero/Robredo) W

2005 1st round Croatia (Ančić/Ljubičić ) L

2005 Play-off Belgium (Rochus/Vliegen) W

2006 1st round Romania (Hănescu/Tecău) W

2006 Quarterfinal Chile (Capdeville/Garcia) W

2006 Semifinal Russia (Tursunov/Youzhny) W

2007 1st round Czech Republic (Dlouhý/Vízner) W

2007 Quarterfinal Spain (López/Robredo) W

2007 Semifinal Sweden (Aspelin/Björkman) W

2007 Final Russia (Andreev/Davydenko) W

2008 1st round Austria (Knowle/Melzer) W

2008 Quarterfinal France (Clément/Llodra) L

2009 1st round Switzerland (Allegro/Wawrinka) W

2009 Quarterfinal Croatia (Karanusic/Zovko) W

2010 1st round Serbia (Zimonjić/Tipsarević) W

2011 1st round Chile (Aguilar/Massú) W

2011 Semifinal Spain (Granollers/Verdasco) W

2012 Quarterfinal France (Benneteau/Llodra) W

2012 Semifinal Spain (Granollers/López) W

2013 1st round Brazil (Melo/Soares) L

2013 Quarterfinal Serbia (Zimonjić/Bozoljac) L

2014 1st round Great Britain (Fleming/Inglot) W

2014 Play-off Slovakia (Lacko/Gombos) W

2015 1st round Great Britain (Inglot/Murray) W

GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENTS

Main article: Bob Bryan career statistics

MEN\'S SINGLES

TOURNAMENT 1998 1999 2000 2001

Australian Open

French Open

Wimbledon

2R

US Open 2R 1R 1R 1R

MEN\'S DOUBLES: 30 (16–14)

By winning the 2006 Wimbledon title, Bryan completed the men's doubles Career Grand Slam. He became the 19th individual player and, with Mike Bryan, the 7th doubles pair to achieve this.

OUTCOME YEAR CHAMPIONSHIP SURFACE PARTNER OPPONENTS SCORE

Winner 2003 French Open Clay Mike Bryan Paul Haarhuis Yevgeny Kafelnikov 7–6(7–3), 6–3

Runner-up 2003 US Open Hard Mike Bryan Jonas Björkman Todd Woodbridge 7–5, 0–6, 5–7

Runner-up 2004 Australian Open Hard Mike Bryan Michaël Llodra Fabrice Santoro 6–7(4–7), 3–6

Runner-up 2005 Australian Open (2) Hard Mike Bryan Wayne Black Kevin Ullyett 4–6, 4–6

Runner-up 2005 French Open Clay Mike Bryan Jonas Björkman Max Mirnyi 6–2, 1–6, 4–6

Runner-up 2005 Wimbledon Grass Mike Bryan Stephen Huss Wesley Moodie 6–7(4–7), 3–6, 7–6(7–2), 3–6

Winner 2005 US Open Hard Mike Bryan Jonas Björkman Max Mirnyi 6–1, 6–4

Winner 2006 Australian Open Hard Mike Bryan Martin Damm Leander Paes 4–6, 6–3, 6–4

Runner-up 2006 French Open (2) Clay Mike Bryan Jonas Björkman Max Mirnyi 7–6(7–5), 4–6, 5–7

Winner 2006 Wimbledon Grass Mike Bryan Fabrice Santoro Nenad Zimonjić 6–4, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2

Winner 2007 Australian Open (2) Hard Mike Bryan Jonas Björkman Max Mirnyi 7–5, 7–5

Runner-up 2007 Wimbledon (2) Grass Mike Bryan Arnaud Clément Michaël Llodra 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 4–6, 4–6

Winner 2008 US Open (2) Hard Mike Bryan Lukáš Dlouhý Leander Paes 7–6(7–5), 7–6(12–10)

Winner 2009 Australian Open (3) Hard Mike Bryan Mahesh Bhupathi Mark Knowles 2–6, 7–5, 6–0

Runner-up 2009 Wimbledon (3) Grass Mike Bryan Daniel Nestor Nenad Zimonjić 6–7(7–9), 7–6(7–3), 6–7(5–7), 3–6

Winner 2010 Australian Open (4) Hard Mike Bryan Daniel Nestor Nenad Zimonjić 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–3

Winner 2010 US Open (3) Hard Mike Bryan Rohan Bopanna Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–4)

Winner 2011 Australian Open (5) Hard Mike Bryan Mahesh Bhupathi Leander Paes 6–3, 6–4

Winner 2011 Wimbledon (2) Grass Mike Bryan Robert Lindstedt Horia Tecău 6–3, 6–4, 7–6(7–2)

Runner-up 2012 Australian Open (3) Hard Mike Bryan Leander Paes Radek Štěpánek 6–7(1–7), 2–6

Runner-up 2012 French Open (3) Clay Mike Bryan Max Mirnyi Daniel Nestor 4–6, 4–6

Winner 2012 US Open (4) Hard Mike Bryan Leander Paes Radek Štěpánek 6–3, 6–4

Winner 2013 Australian Open (6) Hard Mike Bryan Robin Haase Igor Sijsling 6–3, 6–4

Winner 2013 French Open (2) Clay Mike Bryan Michaël Llodra Nicolas Mahut 6–4, 4–6, 7–6(7–4)

Winner 2013 Wimbledon (3) Grass Mike Bryan Ivan Dodig Marcelo Melo 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4

Runner-up 2014 Wimbledon Grass Mike Bryan Jack Sock Vasek Pospisil 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–3), 4–6, 6–3, 5–7

Winner 2014 US Open (5) Hard Mike Bryan Marcel Granollers Marc López 6–3, 6–4

Runner-up 2015 French Open Clay Mike Bryan Ivan Dodig Marcelo Melo 7–6(7–5), 6–7(5–7), 5–7

Runner-up 2016 French Open Clay Mike Bryan Feliciano López Marc López 4–6, 7–6(8–6), 3–6

Runner-up 2017 Australian Open Hard Mike Bryan Henri Kontinen John Peers 5–7, 5–7

Timeline

TOURNAMENT 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR

Australian Open A A A A A 1R 1R QF 3R F F W W QF W W W F W 3R 3R 3R F 6 / 18

French Open A A A A 2R 2R 2R QF W SF F F QF QF SF 2R SF F W QF F F 2R 2 / 19

Wimbledon A A A A 3R 1R SF SF QF 3R F W F SF F QF W SF W F QF QF 2R 3 / 19

US Open 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R QF 2R SF F 3R W 3R QF W SF W 1R W SF W 1R QF

5 / 22

SR 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 4 1 / 4 2 / 4 1 / 4 1 / 4 1 / 4 2 / 4 2 / 4 1 / 4 3 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4

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YEAR-END CHAMPIONSHIP

World Tour Finals Did Not Qualify RR A W W SF RR F W SF SF RR A F W SF SF

MIXED DOUBLES: 9 (7–2)

OUTCOME YEAR CHAMPIONSHIP SURFACE PARTNER OPPONENTS SCORE

Runner-up 2002 US Open Hard Katarina Srebotnik Lisa Raymond Mike Bryan 7–6(11–9), 7–6(7–1)

Winner 2003 US Open Hard Katarina Srebotnik Lina Krasnoroutskaya Daniel Nestor 5–7, 7–5,

Winner 2004 US Open (2) Hard Vera Zvonareva Alicia Molik Todd Woodbridge 6–3, 6–4

Runner-up 2006 Wimbledon Grass Venus Williams Vera Zvonareva Andy Ram 6–3, 6–2

Winner 2006 US Open (3) Hard Martina Navratilova Květa Peschke Martin Damm 6–2, 6–3

Winner 2008 French Open Clay Victoria Azarenka Katarina Srebotnik Nenad Zimonjić 6–2, 7–6(7–4)

Winner 2008 Wimbledon Grass Samantha Stosur Katarina Srebotnik Mike Bryan 7–5, 6–4

Winner 2009 French Open (2) Clay Liezel Huber Vania King Marcelo Melo 5–7, 7–6(7–5),

Winner 2010 US Open (4) Hard Liezel Huber Květa Peschke Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi 6–4, 6–4

Timeline

TOURNAMENT 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W–L

Australian Open A A A QF 1R 1R QF QF QF A A 2R 2R A QF A A QF A 0 / 10 14–10

French Open 2R QF A SF QF QF A SF QF W W A A 1R A A 1R QF

2 / 12 27–10

Wimbledon QF 1R QF QF 2R SF 2R F 3R W QF 2R QF SF A 3R 2R A

1 / 16 37–15

US Open A A 1R F W W QF W 2R A A W 2R 2R A A A A

4 / 10 29–6

W–L 4–2 3–2 3–2 12–4 8–3 10–3 4–3 14–3 6–4 11–0 7–1 7–2 5–3 4–3 2–1 2–1 0–2 4–2 0–0 7 / 48 106–41

Martina Navratilova gives Bob Bryan a hand. The pair won the 2006 Mixed Doubles title at the US Open.

REFERENCES

* ^ "ATP Players of the Decade 2000–2009". ATP Tennis. Retrieved January 27, 2011. * ^ Listed as team members on those sites. * ^ " ESPN Bio:Bob Bryan". ESPN . Retrieved February 3, 2009. * ^ "ATP Bio:Bob Bryan". ATP . Archived from the original on February 3, 2009. Retrieved February 3, 2009. * ^ ATP Team Doubles Rankings For 11/17/03 Archived April 10, 2009, at the Wayback Machine ., * ^ ATP Team Doubles Rankings For 11/21/05 Archived March 2, 2009, at the Wayback Machine . * ^ ATP Team Doubles Rankings For 11/20/06 Archived June 7, 2009, at the Wayback Machine . * ^ ATP Team Doubles Rankings For 11/19/07 Archived July 5, 2008, at the Wayback Machine . * ^ " Bob Bryan profile". imdb.com. Retrieved February 3, 2009. * ^ Making Music Magazine feature Archived December 18, 2010, at the Wayback Machine ., 2010; accessed July 9, 2014. * ^ "The Formula". Retrieved November 3, 2008. * ^ http://www.daviscup.com/en/teams/team.aspx?id=USA

EXTERNAL LINKS

* Bob Bryan at the Association of Tennis Professionals * Bob Bryan at the International Tennis Federation * Bob Bryan at the Davis Cup * Official Site * Profile on the 60 Minutes news magazine broadcast March 21, 2010

AWARDS

Preceded by Mark Knowles & Daniel Nestor