Bryans reach seventh Wimbledon final

The Sports NetworkJuly 4, 2014 

London, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Bob and Mike Bryan secured a berth in their seventh Wimbledon final with a straight-set victory on Friday.

The American world No. 1 twin brothers got past a 12th-seeded French tandem of Michael Llodra and Nicolas Mahut 7-6 (7-4), 6-3, 6-2 in a semifinal at the All England Club.

The Bryans' opponent in Saturday's final will be an unseeded pairing of Canadian Vasek Pospisil and fellow American Jack Sock, who upset a fifth- seeded duo of Indian Leander Paes and Czech Radek Stepanek 7-6 (7-5), 6-3, 6-4.

The 36-year-old Bryans own a men's record 15 Grand Slam doubles titles and are the reigning Wimbledon champs. They will seek a fourth Wimbledon title this weekend.

Saturday will mark their 26th major doubles final (15-10).

The 24-year-old Pospisil and 21-year-old Sock will appear in their first-ever Grand Slam men's doubles final.

Saturday's winners will split $560,000.

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