Mike and Bob Bryan claimed their fourth Grand Slam title in a row at Wimbledon to become the first pair since 1951 to hold all four Grand Slam titles at the same time.
The American duo struggled in the first set against Croatia's Ivan Dodig and Brazil's Marcelo Melo, being broken twice and failing to have any impact on their opponents' serve. But they fought back from 5-0 to 5-3 before the losing the first 6-3.
However, the Americans found their rhythm, and broke in the second game of the second set to go 2-0 up and pile the pressure on their opponents.
Dodig and Melo were unable to hurt either of the Americans' serves who held to love most of their service games during the second set which they breezed through and won 6-3.
Having evened up the match at one set all, the pressure was all on the Croatian and Brazilian pair. But the Bryan brother's experience told and the momentum was with them.
They broke in the third game of the third set and in the ninth game of the forth set to win both 6-4 and win their third Wimbledon title and 15th Grand Slam title.
They become the first pair to hold all four Grand Slam titles simultaneously in the Open Era. They also hold the Olympic Gold medals for men's doubles.
If the twins win the US Open title in September for the fith time they will become the first pairing for over 60 years to win all four Grand Slam titles in a calendar year (2013).
Write for GiveMeSport! Sign-up to the GMS Writing Academy here: https://bit.ly/12evFlH
DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: https://www.givemesport.com/writeforgms