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Peers-Kontinen clinch men’s doubles title of Australian Open

Melbourne [Australia]: Australian John Peers and his Finnish partner Henri Kontinen defeated the American pair of Bob and Mike Bryan to lift the men’s doubles title of the Australian Open here on Saturday.

The fourth seeded pair of Peers and Kontinen beat the Bryan brothers 7-5, 7-5 to claim their first major’s title.

The third-seeded Bryan brothers were aiming to add to their six titles at Melbourne Park to draw level with John Newcombe’s record of 17 doubles majors. (ANI)