Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/12/14

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Bob Bryan of USA celebrates with Mike Bryan of USA after they won the men's doubles first round match against Mahesh Bhupathi of India and Mark Knowles of The Bahamas during the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena on November 28, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Brazil's Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares upset the top-ranked Mike and Bob Bryan 7-6 (6), 6-7 (7), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 and kept the United States from clinching the first-round Davis Cup tie on Saturday. It was only the third time the Bryan brothers dropped a Davis Cup rubber. It was just the second time they lost a five-set match. Their only other five-set defeat was in 1999 at Wimbledon. The United States has a 2-1 advantage heading into Sunday's reverse singles. John Isner faces Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci in the opening match. If Bellucci wins to even the score at 2-2, Sam Querrey of the United States and Thiago Alves of Brazil will meet in the deciding match.
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