Bryan brothers complete Golden Slam
July 7, 2013 -- Updated 1236 GMT (2036 HKT)
- Record-breaking brothers win third Wimbledon doubles title to capture Golden Slam
- Brothers now hold all four major doubles titles and the Olympic title
- Four-set win over 12th seeds Dodig and Melo is 91st tour victory of careers
- Su-Wei Hsieh and Shuai Peng win women's doubles title
(CNN) -- Bob and Mike Bryan won a third Wimbledon men's doubles champions on Saturday to complete a Golden Slam following their success at last year's Olympics.
The 3-6 6-3 6-4 6-4 win over the 12th seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo means that the American twins now hold all four major titles -- the first male doubles pairing ever to do so in the open era -- and the Olympic title.
"I didn't think anything could feel as sweet as the gold medal, but this one just feels like there's a cap, a lid, or a ribbon around our career. It's pretty cool," Mike Bryan said.
"It's something we never dreamed of, to try to win four in a row. It's too hard to dominate in doubles," he added.
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"Maybe we had a little luck involved along the way. We just took one at a time. It just added up. Now we got to try to suit back up for the calendar Slam. I don't even want to think about that."
The quest for the Golden Slam didn't get off to the best start with Dodig and Melo racing into a 4-0 lead, before finally taking the first set 6-3.
But the Bryans found their form early in the second, breaking the Dodig serve in the second game before taking the set 6-3.
A solitary break of serve was all that was needed in the remaining two sets with the Bryan's eventually easing to victory in one hour 58 minutes.
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The win takes the brothers' tally of tour titles to nine for the season and a career total of 91.
In the women's doubles final, eighth seeds Su-Wei Hsieh and Shuai Peng beat the 12th seeds Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua of Australia 7-6 6-1.
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