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Mike Bryan
Mike Bryan at the 2009 Wimbledon Championships 01.jpg
Country U.S.
Residence Wesley Chapel, Florida, U.S.
Date of birth April 29, 1978 (1978-04-29) (age 31)
Place of birth Camarillo, California, U.S.
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg)
Turned pro 1998
Plays Right-handed; one-handed backhand
Career prize money US$5,988,461
Singles
Career record 5–11
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 246 (October 16, 2000)
Grand Slam results
Wimbledon 2R (2001)
US Open 2R (1998)
Major tournaments
Doubles
Career record 600–208
Career titles 58
Highest ranking No. 1 (September 8, 2003)
Australian Open W (2006, 2007, 2009)
French Open W (2003)
Wimbledon W (2006)
US Open W (2005, 2008)
Major doubles tournaments
Tour Finals W (2003, 2004, 2009)
Olympic Games Bronze (2008)
Mixed Doubles
Career record {{{mixedrecord}}}
Career titles 2
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
French Open W (2003)
Wimbledon F (2001, 2008)
US Open W (2002)
Last updated on: November 9, 2009.
Medal record
Competitor for  United States
Olympic Games
Bronze Beijing 2008 Doubles
Pan American Games
Bronze Winnipeg 1999 Doubles


Michael ("Mike") Carl Bryan (born 29 April 1978 in Camarillo, California) is an American professional tennis player. He stands 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) tall, weighs 192 lbs and plays right-handed. He turned professional in 1998.

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Tennis career

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College

He played for Stanford University in 1997 and 1998, where he helped the Cardinal win back-to-back NCAA team championships. In 1998, he won the NCAA doubles title with his twin brother Bob.

World Team Tennis

Both brothers started their professional careers playing World TeamTennis for teams like the Idaho Sneakers through the current season for the Kansas City Explorers.[1]

Professional

Together with his twin brother Bob he has been very successful in doubles. He has won 56 titles[2] including nine Grand Slam titles. In 2005, he and Bob made it to the finals of all the 4 Grand Slam tournaments, only the second time such a feat has been achieved in the Open era.[3] The Bryan Brothers are currently ranked #1 in the ATP. Due to their success, they have been nicknamed The Wonder Twins after a fictional comic book duo.[4]

Grand Slam finals

Men's Doubles finals (15)

Wins (7)
Year Championship Partnering Opponents in final Score in final
2003 French Open United States Bob Bryan Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–6, 6–3
2005 US Open United States Bob Bryan Sweden Jonas Björkman
Belarus Max Mirnyi
6–1, 6–4
2006 Australian Open United States Bob Bryan Czech Republic Martin Damm
India Leander Paes
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
2006 Wimbledon United States Bob Bryan France Fabrice Santoro
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
6–4, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
2007 Australian Open (2) United States Bob Bryan Sweden Jonas Björkman
Belarus Max Mirnyi
7–5, 7–5
2008 U.S. Open (2) United States Bob Bryan Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
India Leander Paes
7–6, 7–6
2009 Australian Open (3) United States Bob Bryan India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
2–6, 7–5, 6–0
Runner-ups (8)
Year Championship Partnering Opponents in final Score in final
2003 U.S. Open United States Bob Bryan Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge
5–7, 6–0, 7–5
2004 Australian Open United States Bob Bryan France Michaël Llodra
France Fabrice Santoro
7–6(4), 6–3
2005 Australian Open (2) United States Bob Bryan Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
6–4, 6–4
2005 Wimbledon United States Bob Bryan Australia Stephen Huss
South Africa Wesley Moodie
7–6(4), 6–3, 6–7(2), 6–3
2005 French Open United States Bob Bryan Sweden Jonas Björkman
Belarus Max Mirnyi
2–6, 6–1, 6–4
2006 French Open (2) United States Bob Bryan Sweden Jonas Björkman
Belarus Max Mirnyi
6–7(5), 6–4, 7–5
2007 Wimbledon (2) United States Bob Bryan France Arnaud Clément
France Michaël Llodra
6–7(5), 6–3, 6–4, 6–4
2009 Wimbledon (3) United States Bob Bryan Canada Daniel Nestor
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
7–6(7), 6–7(3), 7–6(5), 6–3

Mixed Doubles Finals (4)

Wins (2)
Year Championship Partnering Opponents in final Score in final
2002 U.S. Open United States Lisa Raymond Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
United States Bob Bryan
7–6(9), 7–6(1)
2003 French Open United States Lisa Raymond Russia Elena Likhovtseva
India Mahesh Bhupathi
6–3, 6–4
Runner-ups (2)
Year Championship Partnering Opponents in final Score in final
2001 Wimbledon South Africa Liezel Huber Czech Republic Leos Friedl
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchova
6–4, 3–6, 2–6
2008 Wimbledon Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik United States Bob Bryan
Australia Samantha Stosur
5–7, 4–6

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