Murray’s mother says former Wimbledon champ could play again
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Andy Murray is currently recovering from his hip surgery, and his mother thinks the two-time Wimbledon champion still has a chance of making a return.
With Bob back, Bryans win in Australia; a lesson for Murray?
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Bob Bryan was four months removed from hip replacement surgery when he joined his twin, Mike, for practice sessions in December in the hopes of reuniting the most successful men's doubles team of tennis' professional era.
It felt, Bob jokes now, like some sort of audition to earn back his old role after Mike had won two Grand Slam titles with another partner while his brother was sidelined.
Mike and Bob Bryan set to reunite for doubles in Auckland
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Mike and Bob Bryan are set to reunite as a doubles combination next month in New Zealand when the brothers begin their 21st season on the ATP Tour.
Bob Bryan has been sidelined since injuring his hip in the lead-up to the French Open, and Mike paired with fellow American Jack Sock to win the Wimbledon and U.S. Open titles and the ATP Finals, taking the world No. 1 ranking on his own.
US picks team without Isner for Davis Cup semi vs Croatia
NEW YORK (AP) — With his top singles player unavailable, U.S. captain Jim Courier brought doubles stalwart Mike Bryan out of Davis Cup retirement for the semifinals.
Bryan was part of the lineup Courier selected Tuesday for the matches in Croatia from Sept. 14-16.
John Isner, playing in the U.S. Open quarterfinals, won't travel with the Americans because his wife is due to give birth to the couple's first child this month.
Kontinen, Peers thwart Bryans’ bid for 17th major in doubles
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Henri Kontinen and John Peers captured the men's doubles title at the Australian Open on Saturday, thwarting Bob and Mike Bryan's attempt to win a record-equaling 17th Grand Slam title.
The Bryans said afterward that it may have been their last match at Melbourne Park as they've contemplated retiring after this season, though they stressed that matching — or breaking — the Grand Slam doubles title record remains a goal they'd like to achieve.