Bryan Brothers Super-Stunned in Auckland Opener

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 | 0

Top-ranked Bryan Brothers suffered a stunning first-round defeat at the Heineken Open 2015 in Auckland after the going down to the unseeded pairing of Andre Begemann and Robin Haase.

The Americans squandered early lead and let the German-Dutch combination off the hook, who ultimately needed one hour and 13 minutes to pull off a 6-1, 6-7, 11-9 conquest.

Interestingly, this was their second consecutive first-round exit from the same tournament, having lost their opening-round clash last year as well.


(W) M Venus d. (Q) A Gonzalez (5-7, 6-3, 7-6)

A Ramos-Vinolas d. P Lorenzi (6-4, 6-3)

(L) A Falla d. (W) J Statham (6-4, 6-4)

(Q) K D Schepper d. (6) S Giraldo (6-2, 6-3)

P C Busta d. (W) B Coric (6-4, 6-3)

D Schwartzman d. (7) G Garcia-Lopez (6-2, 4-6, 6-1)

D Young d. (Q) G Soeda (6-7, 6-1, 6-3)

(Q) J Vesely d. T Bellucci (6-3, 7-6)

A Mannarino d. F Delbonis (6-1, 6-1)

(8) S Johnson d. J Sousa (7-5, 6-4)

J Struff d. D Thiem (6-7, 6-4, 6-3)


A Begemann/R Haase d. (1) B Bryan/M Bryan (6-1, 6-7, 11-9)

D Inglot/F Mergea d. S Giraldo/J Sousa (6-3, 7-6)

M Melo/M Mirnyi d. (W) F Tearney/W Whitehouse (6-7, 7-5, 10-7)



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