- Age: 36 (29.04.1978)
- Birthplace: Camarillo, California, USA
- Residence: Sunny Isles Beach, FL, USA
- Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
- Weight: 195 lbs (88 kg)
- Plays: Left-handed
- Turned Pro: 1998
- Coach: David Macpherson
- Website: http://www.bryanbros.com/
As of 02.03.2015
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Bob's full name is Robert Charles Bryan...Mike's full name is Michael Carl Bryan, who is two minutes older...Parents, Wayne and Kathy, both teach tennis and they began teaching their sons at age two...Wayne is a lawyer, musician, national tennis coach, speaker and has been named WTT Coach of the Year three times (Sacramento)...He is involved in various ATP Kids’ Days and clinics and emcee work on tour...Kathy (formerly Blake) was a former player on women’s circuit and she played at Wimbledon four times, reaching mixed doubles QF in 1965.
During early days as a junior player, brothers forbidden to play each other in tournament play by his parents (if they were to play each other, they would alternate defaulting to each other)...In juniors, Bob ranked No. 1 in U.S. Boys’ 18s in 1996...Brothers won well over 100 junior doubles titles, including US Open and U.S. National Boys’ 18s in 1995 and 1996...Played at Stanford University from 1997-98 and helped team to NCAA team titles both years...In ‘98, Bob won a rare “Triple Crown” of NCAA singles, doubles (w/Mike) and team titles.
Enjoys playing basketball...The Bryan Bros. Band, with Bob on keyboards and Mike on drums and guitar, have held concerts at tournaments and charity events around the world...Provided music for ATP Doubles Revolution TV commercial and all original music for Tennis Channel program “No Strings” that they were profiled on...Their new album "Let It Rip" was released at '09 US Open, featuring David Baron, is available on iTunes and is selling well...They performed with the Counting Crows in Tampa in October 2008...Performed at 2010 Arthur Ashe Kid’s Day at the US Open...In November 2006, featured among the twins in “Doubly Delicious” section of “Sexiest Man Alive” issue of People Magazine...They have appeared in various TV Sitcoms, including Eight Simple Rules...They participate in an annual Bryan Brothers Foundation Event to raise funds for kids in need in Ventura County and do other charity work and junior tennis clinics all over United States.
They were members of winning Davis Cup team in 2007, clinching final (vs. Russia) to finish 4-0 that year...Bob has won seven Grand Slam mixed titles with as many partners and Mike two mixed titles...Bob was named to ATP Player Council in June 2006...They have thrown out first pitch at New York Yankee games twice and at Los Angeles Dodger games three times...Also rang opening bell at New York Stock Exchange in February 2006...Their favorite bands are the Counting Crows and Dave Matthews Band...In September, 2012, the USTA presented the Bryans with the first US Open Sportsmanship Award…Voted ATPWorldTour.com Fans' Favorite Team from 2005-14 and ATP Doubles Team of Year in 2003, '05-07, '09-14...Married Florida attorney, Michelle Alvarez, in Miami on December 13, 2010; daughter, Micaela, born January 31, 2012; son, Bobby Jr, born December 24, 2013...Coached by former ATP pro David Macpherson (since August 2005).
Bryans DEUCE Feature (Nov. 2008)
Bryans DEUCE Feature (May 2010)
Special Tribute: Bryans' Team Titles Record (1 Aug. 2010)
Bryans DEUCE Feature (Jan. 2011)
Bryans DEUCE Feature (Nov. 2011)
Bryans Q&A Feature (May 2012)
Bryans' 100 Titles Tribute (September 2014)
Bryans Guest Edit ATP Insider (December 2014)
2014 -- The twins finished at No. 1 for a record 10th time in 12 years, compiling a 64-12 match record with 10 titles in 13 finals. Mike has ranked No. 1 in individual doubles rankings a record 412 weeks, Bob 395 weeks (as of Dec. 29)...At US Open, won 16th Grand Slam and 100th team title overall (d. Granollers-M. Lopez). At Wimbledon, fell to Pospisil-Sock in 5 sets in final. Only team to win a Slam title for 10 straight years...Compiled a 30-3 record at ATP Masters 1000 level, winning a record 6 titles at that level: Indian Wells, Miami, Monte-Carlo, Cincinnati, Shanghai and Paris. Became 1st team to win ATP Career Golden Masters by capturing all 9 current ATP Masters 1000 titles in their career with title in Shanghai...Qualified for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals for 13th year in a row and clinched title – their 4th at the season finale – defeating Dodig-Melo...
2013 -- The twins finished as No. 1 team for a record 9th time in 11 years, compiling a 70-13 match record and 11-4 in finals (also won 11 titles in 2007 and ’10). Mike has ranked No. 1 in individual doubles rankings a record 360 weeks, Bob 344 weeks (as of Dec. 30)…Became 1st team to hold all 4 Grand Slam doubles titles at same time in Open Era after winning their 3rd Wimbledon title (15th Grand Slam crown) in July. They also completed a ‘Golden Bryan Slam’ as they won gold medal at London ‘12 Olympics and then 4 Slam titles in a row. Fell in SF at US Open (l. to Paes-Stepanek) and were attempting to become 1st team to win calendar year Grand Slam since McGregor/Sedgman in ’51…
Only team to win a Slam title for 9 straight years…Compiled a 26-4 match record in ATP Masters 1000 tournaments with 5 titles, capturing their 26th career title in Paris. Also won 4 other ATP Masters 1000 titles: Indian Wells (1st in 15 attempts), Madrid, Rome and Cincinnati. Other titles were London/Queen’s Club, Memphis and Sydney…They had a career-best 25-match winning streak snapped in QF at ATP Masters 1000 Montréal by Lindstedt-Nestor…Qualified 12th year in a row at Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London and reached final (l. to Marrero-Verdasco)…
2012 -- The American twins finished as No. 1 team for a record 8th time in past 10 years, compiling a 60-13 match record and 7-3 in finals. It was 7th straight year they have won at least 60 matches (and 8th in last 9). Mike has ranked No.1 in individual doubles ranking a record 308 weeks, Bob 299 weeks (as of Dec. 31)...Earned record-tying 12th Grand Slam title at US Open (d. Paes-Stepanek), giving them at least 1 Grand Slam title in 8 straight years, tying with John Newcombe and Tony Roche for Slam titles. Had 20-3 record in Grand Slams, reaching finals at Australian Open and Roland Garros and SF at Wimbledon...Titles included Gold Medal at London Olympics, Monte-Carlo and Toronto (16-6 overall at ATP Masters 1000 events)...With Beijing title, Mike became all-time doubles titles leader in Open Era with his 84th crown, eclipsing Todd Woodbridge’s 83...
2011 -- The American twins finished at No. 1 team for a record 7th time in past 9 years, highlighted by an 8-3 mark in finals…They have won a team record 75 titles together and they are only team in Open Era (since 1968) to win 700 matches…They have a career mark of 75-41 in finals together...The brothers have co-held the No. 1 ATP doubles ranking for a record 273 weeks (through Dec. 26, 2011), surpassing John McEnroe’s record of 270 weeks...They earned their 10th and 11th career Grand Slam titles, respectively, at Australian Open (d. Bhupathi-Paes) and Wimbledon (d. Lindstedt-Tecau)…They have won at least 1 Grand Slam title in 7 straight years…It was their 5th crown Down Under and 2nd at All England Club...In ATP World Tour Masters 1000 play, they went 16-7, capturing titles in Monte-Carlo and Madrid while reaching final in Montréal...After a 12-4 start in 1st 3 months of season, they reached 4 straight clay finals, winning titles in Houston (d. Isner-Querrey), Monte-Carlo (d. Chela-Soares), runner-up in Barcelona (l. to S. Gonzalez-Lipsky) and winning in Madrid (l. to Llodra-Zimonjic)…Went 14-1 during that stretch...After a SF at Roland Garros (l. to Cabal-Schwank), collected back-to-back grass court titles at Queen’s Club in London (d. Bhupathi-Paes) and Wimbledon…Then won Davis Cup QF rubber over Spain’s Granollers-Verdasco...During North American summer circuit, runner-up in Montréal and SF in Cincinnati…Suffered their 1st opening round loss at US Open since 1999 (l. to Karlovic-Moser)...In European indoor season, won back-to-back titles in Vienna (d. Mirnyi-Nestor) and Valencia (d. Butorac-Rojer)...
2010 -- The American twins finished No. 1 for a record sixth time in past eight years, highlighted by an 11-0 mark in finals…In January at Australian Open, defeated rivals Nestor-Zimonjic in three sets to clinch their fourth title in Melbourne…In February, they repeated title in Delray Beach (d. Marx-Zelenay) and became first team in Open Era to register 600 match wins…During spring clay-court swing, repeated Houston title (d. Huss-Moodie), then lifted Rome* trophy (d. Nestor-Zimonjic) to draw level with Woodbridge-Woodforde’s 61 tour-level titles…Won all three doubles rubbers for U.S. at ATP World Team Championships in Düsseldorf…In next two Grand Slam tournaments, lost in 2nd Rd. at Roland Garros and QF at Wimbledon…On August 1, picked up their sixth Los Angeles title and a record-breaking 62nd team title in their 100th final (62-38 record) with three-set win over Butorac-Rojer…Following week reached QF in Washington (l. to Bopanna-Qureshi) before winning Toronto* (d. Benneteau-Llodra)…Their fine run of form continued at Cincinnati* with a title over Bhupathi-Mirnyi…At US Open, picked up their ninth Grand Slam title and third US Open trophy without dropping a set, capping off with two tie-breaks win over No. 16 seeds Bopanna-Qureshi…Bob became first player to win mixed (w/Huber) and men's doubles title at the US Open since Kevin Curren in ‘82…They donated $10,000 from their Foundation to Qureshi's Foundation to help the victims of the Pakistan floods…Then repeated title in Beijing (d. Fyrstenberg-Matkowski) and their career-best 20-match winning streak came to an end in SFs in Shanghai* (l. to Melzer-Paes)…Won fourth career title in Basel…Closed with SF at Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London.
2009 -- The Americans finished No. 1 and as ATP World Tour Doubles Champions for fifth time in seven years (2003, ’05-07, ‘09)…Tied Woodbridge-Woodforde for most year-end No. 1 finishes with five…Clinched No. 1 with seventh title of season at Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London (d. Mirnyi-A. Ram)…Won seventh Grand Slam crown at Australian Open (d. Bhupathi-Knowles)…Have won at least five titles in eight straight seasons…Started 15-1, winning titles in Sydney (d. Nestor-Zimonjic) and Delray Beach (d. Melo-Sa)…In Davis Cup play, they won 1st RD and QF matches to improve to 16-2, the winningest team in US Davis Cup history…Began clay court campaign in April with Houston title (d. Levine-Sweeting)…Reached finals at Monte Carlo* and Rome* (l. to Nestor-Zimonjic in both)…Advanced to SF at Roland Garros and final at Wimbledon (l. to Nestor-Zimonjic)…Won fifth career title in Los Angeles (d. Becker-Moser)…Runner-up at Cincinnati* (l. to Nestor-Zimonjic), SF at US Open (l. to Dlouhy-Paes) and won title in Beijing (d. Knowles-Roddick)…Also runner-up in Basel (l. to Nestor-Zimonjic)… Went 7-5 in finals to move to 56-38 lifetime.
2008 -- The American twins finished No. 2 in ATP Doubles Race after winning an ATP-best five titles (tied w/Nestor-Zimonjic), highlighted by sixth Grand Slam title at US Open. Came within one match win in Tennis Masters Cup final against Nestor-Zimonjic of finishing as No. 1 doubles team for fourth consecutive season. Claimed at least five titles for a seventh straight year. Went 5-7 in finals and are 49-33 lifetime. Reached finals in four of their first five appearances at Sydney, Delray Beach, San Jose and Las Vegas. Lost in QF as defending champions at Australian Open (l. to Bhupathi-Knowles). Following QF at AMS Indian Wells, broke through in April to defend AMS Miami title (d. Bhupathi-Knowles). Reached three successive clay finals, titling at Barcelona and AMS Rome and finishing as runners-up at AMS Hamburg (l. to Nestor-Zimonjic). Advanced to QF at Roland Garros (l. to Cuevas-Horna) and SF at Wimbledon (l. to Bjorkman-Ullyett). Compiled a 17-1 record during North American summer circuit, reaching the final in all three appearances. Fell in Match Tie-Break of AMS Toronto final (l. to Nestor-Zimonjic), then reached their 80th ATP final the next week at AMS Cincinnati (d. Erlich-Ram). It was their 13th ATP Masters Series title. At Beijing Olympics, captured bronze medal (d. Clement-Llodra) after a SF loss to eventual gold medalists Federer-Wawrinka of Switzerland...Won second US Open title (d. Dlouhy-Paes). Afterwards, reclaimed and held No. 1 position in ATP Doubles Race for 10 weeks. With Bob nursing a shoulder injury in September, Mike partnered Mardy Fish in Davis Cup SF vs. Spain and won the doubles rubber in five sets but the U.S. lost 4-1. Closed regular season with 1-2 record in two AMS appearances. Qualified for sixth straight Tennis Masters Cup, and reached their third final at the circuit finale. Nestor-Zimonjic went on to win the title, thereby claiming the year-end No. 1 team finish and Zimonjic the No. 1 doubles ranking. Played against each other in Wimbledon mixed doubles final with Bob and Samantha Stosur defeating Mike and Katarina Srebotnik. Bob also won mixed doubles title at Roland Garros with Victoria Azarenka (d. Zimonjic-Srebotnik).
2007 -- First team to finish No. 1 four times in five years…Compiled a career-best 77-9 record…Won ATP-high and personal-best 11 titles in 15 finals…First team to win at least 10 titles in a season since Woodbridge-Woodforde (12 in 1996)…Helped U.S. win Davis Cup title by posting 4-0 record together and clinched final vs. Russia with straight-sets win…Defended Australian Open title and advanced to Wimbledon final…Won a career-best five Masters 1000 titles at Miami, Monte Carlo, Hamburg, Madrid, Paris…Captured other titles at Las Vegas, Houston, L.A., Washington and Basel…Qualified for fifth straight Tennis Masters Cup, but withdrew due to Mike’s elbow injury….Both ranked No. 1 individually every week throughout season…
2006 -- The American teamed with twin brother Mike to finish as No. 1 team in Stanford ATP Doubles Race for third time in four years. Tallied most match wins together with a 66-14 record, winning an ATP-high seven titles in 10 finals. Pair claimed at least five titles for a fifth consecutive year. Opened campaign by reaching third consecutive Australian Open final and claiming title for first time (d. Damm-Paes). Reached final at Roland Garros for second straight year (l. to Bjorkman-Mirnyi) and completed a career Grand Slam with Wimbledon crown (d. Santoro-Zimonjic). They became first team in Open Era to appear in seven consecutive Grand Slam finals (previous record was five set by Woodbridge-Woodforde). Other titles included: Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Washington, AMS Toronto, AMS Madrid. They were finalists at AMS events in Indian Wells, Miami, and Cincinnati. Duo went on a 21-match win streak beginning at Wimbledon until reaching Cincinnati final. Run included titles at Wimbledon, Los Angeles, Washington and Toronto. Qualified for their fourth consecutive Tennis Masters Cup and went 1-2 in round-robin play. They have a career record of 33-22 in finals, including 4-6 in Grand Slam title matches. Both ranked No. 1 individually every week throughout season and first players to accomplish feat since Todd Woodbridge in 1996-97. Posted a 3-0 Davis Cup record in helping U.S. to SF. Reached mixed final at Wimbledon (w/V. Williams) and claimed title at US Open (w/Navratilova in her final career match).
2005 -- Teamed with twin brother Mike to finish as No. 1 team for second time in three years in ATP Doubles Race. Won at least five titles for a fourth straight season. They compiled a 58-18 match record and captured five titles in an ATP-best 11 finals, highlighted by their second Grand Slam crown at US Open. Became second team in 50 years to reach final in all four Grand Slams in a season (Bhupathi-Paes in 1999). Their other titles included Scottsdale, repeat at Queen's Club, Washington (won 300th match together) and AMS Paris. They were finalists at Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon along with Memphis and AMS Monte-Carlo and AMS Roma. Qualified for third straight Tennis Masters Cup and advanced to SF. They have a career record of 26-18 in finals.
2004 -- Won an ATP-best seven titles (w/brother Mike) in 11 finals. Capped year by defending Tennis Masters Cup title in Houston (d. Black-Ullyett) and finished No. 2 in ATP Doubles Race. Their 64 match wins were a team-best. Reached first Australian Open final (l. to Llodra-Santoro). Helped U.S. to first Davis Cup final (l. to Spain 3-2) since 1997 and went 4-0 together. Played in Olympics and reached QF. Won US Open mixed doubles title for second straight year (w/Zvonereva). Finished tied for No. 4 individually.
2003 -- Teamed with brother Mike to become first brothers duo to finish No. 1 in ATP Doubles Race with five titles in eight finals. Combined for a 53-21 match record and five titles for second straight year. They captured their first Grand Slam crown at Roland Garros without dropping a set and closed season by winning title at Tennis Masters Cup in Houston, saving six match points in two round robin matches. Set record for most doubles titles by a brothers team, breaking Tim and Tom Gullikson's mark of 10. Made Davis Cup debut in World Group playoff tie in Slovakia. In Europe, won titles in Barcelona, Roland Garros and Nottingham. Continued strong play during North American summer hard court circuit with title at AMS Cincinnati (d. Arthurs-Hanley) and runner-up at US Open (l. to Bjorkman-Woodbridge). In singles play, won title at Joplin Challenger (d. K. Kim).
2002 -- Teamed with brother Mike to capture a career-high five ATP titles in eight finals and combined for a 54-19 match record. In August, captured first AMS title in Toronto (d. Knowles-Nestor). Closed season with title in Basel.
2001 -- Teamed with his brother Mike to capture four ATP doubles titles in five finals and finish No. 7 in ATP Doubles Race with a 45-23 match record. They became first brother combination to win four titles in a season (Gulliksons won three in 1978 and 1982). Won first career ATP doubles title in Memphis. Compiled a 22-4 record from June to mid-August, beginning with titles at Queen's and Newport. In Los Angeles, captured title and reached final in Washington.
2000 -- Reached first ATP singles QF at Queen's as qualifier (l. to Sampras). In July, won Aptos Challenger.
1999 -- In doubles, brothers reached first ATP final in Orlando. Won three Challenger titles.
Fell in Australian Open 3R for second straight year, losing to No. 14 seed Inglot-Mergea…On 22 February, in their 155th team final (104-51), they clinched their first title of the season; their 104th as a pair and fourth Delray Beach trophy (4-1)…Beat Klaasen-Paes 10-6 in Match TB in final…
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