ATP Miami: Bryan brothers claim sixth Miami title

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ATP Miami: Bryan brothers claim sixth Miami title

USA's Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan have captured their 39th Masters 1000 title after beating Wesley Koolhof and Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Miami Masters final. The Bryan brothers claimed a straight-set win in a tight Miami final 7-5 7-6 (8) to successfully defend their Miami title and win their sixth overall title at the tournament.

Koolhof and Tsitsipas saved a total of six break points before the Bryans finally got their first break of the match in the 11th game to take a 6-5 first-set lead. The American duo then had no problems serving out for the opener in the following game.

As each team failed to convert any of their four break points, the second set went into a tie-break. The match appeared to be heading for a decider but the Bryans saved a total of four set points in the tie-break before they converted their second match point to claim the win.

The Bryans won 86 percent of their first serve points, converted just 1-of-11 of their break point chances but saved 4-of-4 of Koolhof and Tsitsipas' break point opportunities in an hour and 36 minutes of play. The Bryan brothers have landed their first big title since Bob returned from a hip replacement surgery at the beginning of this season.

After winning it all in Delray Beach this past February, the Bryan brothers have now claimed their second title of the season. On the other side, Koolhof and Tsitsipas fell just short of winning a title in their second tournament together. Koolhof and Tsitsipas debuted as a team at the Indian Wells Masters.