Friday, April 12, 2013

Bob Bryan gains milestone; Querrey withdraws

  Bob Bryan recorded his 800th career doubles victory after he and Mike Bryan won two matches Thursday to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Clay Court Championships in Houston, according to atpworldtour.com.
   Bob Bryan became the third man to win 800 matches, joining Daniel Nestor (885) and Mike Bryan (814).
 The Bryans, former NCAA champions from Stanford, have 799 victories together. The identical twins and sons of Sacramento Capitals coach Wayne Bryan will turn 35 on April 29.
   The Bryans have won the Houston title four times (2007, 2009-11). James Blake and Sam Querrey won it last year.
   Querrey, a San Francisco native and part-time member of the Capitals in World TeamTennnis, withdrew from the Houston tournament with a strained right chest muscle. The top-ranked American at No. 20 in the world said he'll take the next three weeks off.

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