Bryan twins toppled at Australian Open

Updated: 20 January 2014 09:32 IST

Bob and Mike Bryan went down to US-South African pair Eric Butorac and Raven Klaasen 7-6 (11/9), 6-4 in the third round.

Melbourne:

Grand Slam doubles kings Bob and Mike Bryan were bundled out of the Australian Open in a major shock on Monday.

The top-seeded American twins went down to US-South African pair Eric Butorac and Raven Klaasen 7-6 (11/9), 6-4 in the third round.

The defeat ends their bid for a seventh title at the Australian Open, their favourite Grand Slam tournament.

The 35-year-old twins have a record 15 Grand Slam doubles titles, ahead of Australian pair John Newcombe and Tony Roche on 12.

Topics : Tennis
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