Bob and Mike Bryan upset in Round 3

Updated: January 20, 2014, 2:11 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- If Bob and Mike Bryan could put any positive spin on their earliest exit from the Australian Open in 11 years, it's that their loss shows how competitive the doubles game has become -- and perhaps how wrong John McEnroe was in his assessment of it.

The Bryans, the tops seeds and defending champions, lost in the third round Monday to American Eric Butorac and South African Raven Klaasen 7-6 (9), 6-4.

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