US twins take Wimbledon doubles title

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by Associated Press

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Posted on July 2, 2011 at 2:51 PM

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- American twins Bob and Mike Bryan won a record-equaling 11th Grand Slam title together Saturday, beating Robert Lindstedt of Sweden and Horia Tecau of Romania 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (2) in the Wimbledon final.

The Bryan brothers won at Wimbledon for the second time to match Mark Woodforde and Todd Woodbridge's Open era record of 11 major titles.

Tecau lost his serve early in each of the first two sets. The Bryan twins didn't face a break point in the match and came through the third-set tiebreaker easily.

In the women's final, Katarina Srebotnik of the Czech Republic and Kveta Peschke of Slovenia won their first Grand Slam title after defeating Samantha Stosur of Australia and Sabine Lisicki of Germany 6-3, 6-1.

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