Bryan brothers bested at US Open

Bob and Mike Bryan's 28 Grand Slam match winning streak ends in semifinals

Updated: September 6, 2013, 11:19 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- They are 35 years old, and these past 12 months had been a sweet change from all the years they'd soldiered on having to ignore the incessant talk about the diminished status and small crowds that doubles specialists enjoy today. Identical twins Bob and Mike Bryan went out and carved out a career anyway that now features more titles than any men's team has ever won.

But there was no hiding Thursday how badly they also wanted to be the first men's team in 62 years to finish off ...

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