Aug 3, 2012; London, United Kingdom; Bob Bryan (left) and his brother Mike chest bump after winning their semifinal match against the french team of Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wimbledon. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
Mike and Bob Bryan finally have their gold medal. The brothers captured the gold for the United States in the men's doubles final at the 2012 Olympic Games on Saturday.
Saturday has been quite a day for the Unites States tennis team at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Just a short while after Serena Williams completed her career golden slam by winning the women's singles competition, Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan captured their first gold medals in the finals of the men's doubles event.
The Bryans, who had previously won a bronze medal at the Summer Games, picked up the gold to add to their 11 major championships by defeating a French team of Michael Llodra and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
The second set went to a tiebreak, where the Bryan brothers took a 6-2 lead. On the gold medal point, they successfully broke serve with one of the most insane sequence of volley returns you're likely to see at Wimbledon. A smash from Tsonga was returned near the scoreboard -- and fell in. And that wasn't even the end of the point.
The Bryan brothers won in straight sets, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2).
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