Mike Bryan, Sock win US Open, but remain a temporary team
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Bryan, now with more Grand Slam doubles titles than any man, can pick his partnership next year.
He can go back to twin brother Bob, who expects to return from a hip injury.
Or he can stick with Jack Sock, keeping together a perfect pairing in Grand Slam tournaments.
"I think Bob is maybe the front-runner if he gets healthy," Mike said.
Sock sure has given him something to think about, though.
The Latest: Marach, Pavic win Aussie Open men’s doubles
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Saturday from the Australian Open (all times local):
Oliver Marach of Austria and Mate Pavic of Croatia have captured the men's doubles title at the Australian Open.
Marach and Pavic, the No. 7 seeds, beat Colombians Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in the final at Rod Laver Arena 6-4, 6-4.
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won the women's doubles title at Wimbledon by beating Chan Hao-ching and Monica Niculescu 6-0, 6-0 under a closed roof on Centre Court.
The match started at 9:30 p.m. and lasted 55 minutes.
It was Makarova and Vesnina's third Grand Slam title together. They won the French Open in 2013 and the U.S. Open in 2014.
PARIS (AP) — Even the Bryan brothers could not overcome this French Open's unprecedented penchant for upsets in doubles.
The third-seeded American twins Bob and Mike Bryan lost in the second round at Roland Garros, beaten by Sam Groth of Australia and Robert Lindstedt of Sweden 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Friday.
The Bryans have won a record 16 Grand Slam men's doubles titles as a pair — including two at the French Open, in 2003 and 2013.
Philipp Kohlschreiber to lead Germany against Poland
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Philipp Kohlschreiber will lead Germany against Poland in the Davis Cup playoffs despite a stress fracture in his right foot that forced him to miss the Olympics and to retire from his first-round match at the U.S. Open.
Kohlschreiber surprisingly appeared at the U.S. Open, only to quit against Nicolas Mahut. He is Germany's top-ranked player at No. 26.