By Jaclyn Stacey
(January 26, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Bob and Mike Bryan won a record 13th Men’s Doubles crown at the Australian Open on Saturday night, destroying their opponents Robin Haase and Igor Sijsling 6-3, 6-4 in just 53 minutes.
The Bryans become the most successful doubles team in history after the win, surpassing the 12 title haul of Australian legends’ John Newcombe and Tony Roche.
The twins said the statistic was not on their minds while they were playing.
“We weren’t thinking about it much out there, but now that we have it, it’s going to be fun to look back on our career and say we have the most Grand Slams. It’s a big record, so we’re pretty excited about it,” Mike Bryan explained.
When asked what other big achievements were left for them to strive for Bob Bryan said: “As far as records, there’s not much. But like we’ve told you before, we’re competitors. We hate to lose. We want to finish No. 1.”
“That’s just the way we are. We set goals