In his final feat of athleticism at the Olympics, Bob Bryan caught his brother.
Mike Bryan leaped into his twin's arms after they completed a career Golden Slam by winning the gold medal in doubles Saturday, beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Michael Llodra of France 6-4, 7-6 (2).
''For those moments, you don't plan them,'' Mike said. ''I usually jump, and he usually holds me.''
''That's the longest we've hugged,'' Bob said. ''We've spent 50,000 hours together, and probably 30,000 on the court, working our butts off to get here. That hug right there was a culmination of it all.''
The Americans, who are three-time Olympians, won the bronze in 2008. They've won 11 major titles together and finished 2011 ranked as the No. 1 doubles team for the seventh time in nine years.
They achieved the Golden Slam - winning all four majors and the Olympics - hours after U.S. teammate Serena Williams accomplishe...