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Tennis Player Made Gun Gesture With His Racket

Mike Bryan is fined $10K after ill-advised gesture toward line ref

(Newser) - Mike Bryan may have won the point, but it proved an expensive one: At the US Open on Sunday, the American doubles player appealed a call made by a line ref, won the reversal, then turned his racket around to mimic a gun he pretended to fire at said... More »

Doubles Win Keeps France Alive in Cup

Top-ranked Bryans fall as US fails to clinch semifinals spot

(Newser) - Frenchmen Michael Llodra and Arnaud Clement rallied past top-ranked twins Bob and Mike Bryan 6-7 (7), 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 to cut the Americans' lead to 2-1 in their Davis Cup quarterfinal today. The Bryans had been 14-1 in Davis Cup play and 5-0 in clinching situations, but they couldn't secure... More »

Bryans Lead US Past Austria in Davis Cup

Top-ranked twins cruise to win; France next up for Americans

(Newser) - Friday was for stressing, but yesterday was relaxing for the U.S. team in the first round of the Davis Cup. After Andy Roddick and James Blake struggled to win singles matches Friday, twins Bob and Mike Bryan won in straight sets to beat Austria and send the U.S.... More »

US Brings Cup Home Again

Bryan twins clinch America's first Davis victory since 1995

(Newser) - A novel Russian strategy backfired against the top team in men's tennis today, as America's Mike and Bob Bryan clinched the Davis Cup with a doubles match win in straight sets: 7-6, 6-4, 6-2. Russia hoped that baseliners Nikolay Davydenko and Igor Andreev would foil the Bryans, but Davydenko—currently... More »

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