Wimbledon: Jack Sock-Vasek Pospisil Beat Bryan Brothers to Win Men's Doubles

Updated: 06 July 2014 12:46 IST

The 21-year-old Jack Sock became the third-youngest player to win both a Grand Slam men's doubles title and a Grand Slam mixed doubles championship in the Open era, adding to the mixed title he won with American Melanie Oudin at the U.S. Open in 2011.

Wimbledon: Jack Sock-Vasek Pospisil Beat Bryan Brothers to Win Men's Doubles
Wimbledon : Canada's Vasek Pospisil (R) and USA's Jack Sock (L) hold their winners' trophies after beating US players Bob and Mike Bryan in the Wimbledon 2014 men's doubles final. © AFP

London:

American Jack Sock and Canadian Vasek Pospisil made their first tournament together a championship-winning one, defeating Bob and Mike Bryan 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 in the all-North American Wimbledon doubles final on Saturday.

Sock and Pospisil broke the Bryan brothers' service in the final game on their fifth match point.

The 21-year-old Sock became the third-youngest player to win both a Grand Slam men's doubles title and a Grand Slam mixed doubles championship in the Open era, adding to the mixed title he won with American Melanie Oudin at the U.S. Open in 2011.

Todd Woodbridge and John McEnroe, both 20, were the only men to win both titles at a younger age, with McEnroe being the youngest.

Topics : Wimbledon 2014 Tennis
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