Americans who enjoy getting down and dirty

While American men annually struggle on the red clay at Roland Garros in the singles draw, the Bryan brothers manage to prosper on the terre battue.

Updated: June 2, 2007, 1:46 PM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

PARIS -- Where other American players see quicksand, Bob and Mike Bryan see paydirt.

The 29-year-old twins have captured championships on clay this season in Houston, Monte Carlo and Hamburg. With six titles total in 2007, they've reclaimed the top spot in the ATP doubles standings they held all of last year and are cruising through the best season of their career.

Having hit for the Grand Slam cycle -- they've won all four, and repeated in Australia this year ...

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