Bob and Mike Bryan's hopes of becoming the first men's doubles team since 1951 to claim a calendar year Grand Slam were shattered Thursday at the US Open by India's Leander Paes and Czech Radek Stepanek.
Leander Paes (L) of India and Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic celebrate on September 1, 2013 in New York. Bob and Mike Bryan's hopes of becoming the first men's doubles team since 1951 to claim a calendar year Grand Slam were shattered by Paes and Stepanek at the US Open on Thursday.
The fourth seeds downed the top-seeded Americans 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the semi-finals, ending the US brothers' hopes of sweeping the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open in the same year.
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