Posted September 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Bob Bryan saved a key point in a second-set tiebreaker by hitting a shot through his legs, then he and brother Mike went on for a 6-7 (8), 7-6 (5), 6-3 victory Monday over Scott Lipsky and Santiago Gonzalez in the third round of the U.S. Open. The Bryan brothers are in search of their 12th Grand Slam doubles title and fourth at Flushing Meadows. Tied at 5 in the second-set tiebreaker, Bob Bryan was facing the net when a shot came directly toward his midsection. He stuck the racket behind him and between his legs to knock it back, then followed with an acutely angled forehand winner. Mike Bryan hit a topspin lob winner on the next point to close the set and the Bryans got an early break in the third and served out the win.
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