On and off the tennis court the Bryan brothers can put together a sweet set.
Updated: July 22, 2003, 10:42 AM ETBy By Ben Cramer | ESPN The Magazine
It's Saturday night in Wimbledon Common, England, and twins Bob and Mike Bryan, the 2003 French Open doubles champs, are getting their party on. Not because they've lost at Wimbledon (that'll happen later), but because tomorrow is the tourney's only day off, and tonight is the one night players can cut loose. This isn't simply a chance to bend elbows with some mates. The Americans are hosting their second annual Wimby jam (Mike on drums, Bob on keyboard) at the Hand In Hand pub. Judging from the crowd of players, coaches and fans, the Bryans are as famous for their music as their game. "Our dad taught us to play piano when we were 3," says Mike, 25, who's two minutes older than Bob. "We were always hams. By 4, we'd go to street fairs, run up on stage and say, '"Louie, Louie," key of A!'"