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Dodig, Melo beat Bryans to win French Open men's doubles

PARIS -- Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo won their first Grand Slam title by edging two-time champions Bob and Mike Bryan 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), 7-5 in the French Open doubles final on Saturday. Melo clipped a superb lob over the head of the top-seeded Bryans to level on sets, and the Brazilian player hit the winner with a neat volley to the side to prompt wild celebrations with Dodig, a...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Dodig and Melo beat Bryans to win French Open men's doubles

PARIS (AP) Third-seeded Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo won their first Grand Slam title after rallying to beat Bob and Mike Bryan 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), 7-5 Saturday in the French Open final, denying the top-seeded Americans their 17th major title and third at Roland Garros. Melo clipped a superb lob over the head of the Bryans to level the match, and the Brazilian player hit the winner...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

The Latest: Badosa Gibert wins girls' title at French Open

PARIS (AP) The latest from the French Open: --- 12:27 p.m. Paula Badosa Gibert has clinched the first title up for grabs on a busy Saturday at the French Open. The 12th-seeded Spaniard defeated No. 16 Anna Kalinskaya of Russia 6-3, 6-3 to win the girls' title. The boys' final features two American players, second-seeded Taylor Fritz and No. 13 Tommy Paul, before top-ranked Serena...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

The Latest: Bryan twins advance to sixth French Open final

PARIS (AP) The Latest from the French Open: --- 1:25 p.m. Top-seeded pair Bob and Mike Bryan reached the French Open doubles final for the sixth time with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Italian duo Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini. The twin brothers converted four of their five break points to edge the Australian Open champions on Court Philippe Chatrier in 59 minutes. The 37-year-old Bryans...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brazil takes 2-1 lead over Argentina in Davis Cup

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Brazil took a 2-1 lead over Argentina in their Davis Cup first-round tie with the doubles pair of Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares defeating Diego Schwartzman and Carlos Berlocq 7-5, 6-3, 6-4. Brazil can advance to the quarterfinals for the first time since 2001 by winning one of Sunday's reverse singles. It hasn't beaten Argentina in 40 years. "We came to...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Davis Cup has South American flair with Argentina-Brazil starting Friday

Back in September, The International Tennis Federation (ITF) had their general annual meeting held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and decided Argentina will face Brazil in the first round of this year’s Davis Cup. That matchup will take place this weekend in Buenos Aires. An all-South American clash sees neighbors and long-time rivals Argentina and Brazil battle it out for the...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Top-ranked Bryan brothers win fourth title at ATP Finals

LONDON -- Top-ranked Bob and Mike Bryan claimed their fourth doubles title at the ATP Finals with a 6-7 (5), 6-2, 10-7 win over seventh-seeded Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo on Sunday. Playing in the final at the year-end tournament for the sixth time, the top-seeded pair won their 103rd title. Dodig and Melo saved four break points in the first set that saw Bob Bryan accidentally send...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Soares-Melo give Brazil 2-1 Davis Cup lead over Spain

Bruno Soares and Marcelo Melo defeated Marc Lopez and David Marrero 6-3, 7-5, 7-5 to give Brazil a 2-1 lead over Spain in a Davis Cup playoff on Saturday, leaving the five-time champions in danger of returning to the zone groups for the first time since 1996. Brazil had key breaks late in all three sets to clinch the victory in 2 hours, 35 minutes, at the Ibirapuera indoor arena...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brazil takes 2-1 lead over Spain in Davis Cup

SAO PAULO (AP) Bruno Soares and Marcelo Melo defeated Marc Lopez and David Marrero 6-3, 7-5, 7-5 to give Brazil a 2-1 lead over Spain in a Davis Cup playoff on Saturday, leaving the five-time champions in danger of returning to the zone groups for the first time since 1996. Brazil had key breaks late in all three sets to clinch the victory in 2 hours, 35 minutes, at the Ibirapuera...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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