Bob and Mike have clinched the year-end No. 1 doubles ranking for a record seventh time by winning their first-round match in Valencia.
They have held the No. 1 ranking for 265 weeks and will surpass John McEnroe’s record of 270 weeks on Dec. 12th.
By winning their first round match in the Valencia Open on Wednesday, the Bryans have guaranteed that they cannot be overtaken by the No. 2 team Michael Llodra and Nenad Zimonjic.
Top seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan defeated Lukas Dlouhy and Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday at the Valencia Open 500 to clinch the year-end ATP No. 1 ATP Doubles Team Ranking. They converted three of their 10 break point chances to close out the victory in 50 minutes.
No. 1 ATP Doubles Teams (since 2000)
2011 — Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan
2010 — Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan
2009 — Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan
2008 — Daniel Nestor/Nenad Zimonjic
2007 — Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan
2006 — Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan
2005 — Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan
2004 — Mark Knowles/Daniel Nestor
2003 — Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan
2002 — Mark Knowles/Daniel Nestor
2001 — Jonas Bjorkman/Todd Woodbridge
2000 — Todd Woodbridge/Mark Woodforde
And don’t forget, this duo is more than just the No. 1 doubles team in the world. They also know how to rock!