Bryan brothers boast Olympic bronze

August 18, 2008 10:02:49 AM PDT
Mike and Bob Bryan of the United States have won a bronze medal in Olympic doubles. The brothers rallied to defeat Michael Llodra and Arnaud Clement of France 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 Saturday.

The Olympic medal is the first for the Bryans, who have won all four Grand Slam championships and 48 tournament titles. They were seeded No. 1 in Beijing but lost to Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland in the semifinals Friday.

Llodra and Clement were coming off a 19-17 third-set loss in the semifinals.

The U.S. tennis team will win one other medal. Venus and Serena Williams play for the women's doubles title Sunday.

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