American twins Bob and Mike Bryan have won their fourth Australian Open men’s doubles title, beating Daniel Nestor of Canada and Serbian Nenad Zimonjic 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3.
The top-seeded Bryans faced two break points in the ninth game of the first set before winning the opener when Zimonjic hit a backhand long. Zimonjic and Nestor were down 5-2 in the tiebreaker before winning five straight points to take the second set.
In the decider, the Bryans got a service break in the fourth game, went up 4-1 and celebrated their win with a brotherly hug at the net.
The brothers have now won the title here four of the past five years and were losing finalists the two previous years. They have eight Grand Slam men’s doubles titles.