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July 4, 2014

Jack Sock, partner will play Bryan brothers in final of men’s doubles at Wimbledon

To reach the Wimbledon men’s doubles final, Jack Sock and his partner have already defeated the second, fifth and eighth seeds.

To reach the Wimbledon men’s doubles final, Jack Sock and his partner have already defeated the second, fifth and eighth seeds.

Now only the top-seeded defending champions Bob and Mike Bryan remain in their way.

Vasek Pospisil and Sock, a four-time Class 6A champion at Blue Valley North, defeated the fifth-seeded team of Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek 7-6 (7-5), 6-3, 6-4 in Friday’s semifinal.

Sock, who won the U.S. Open’s mixed doubles title in 2011 with Melaine Oudin, will compete in his first Grand Slam final in men’s doubles.

The Bryans are back in a Grand Slam final — their first in four tournaments.

The Bryans beat Michael Llodra and Nicholas Mahut of France 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-2 in a semifinal on Friday.

Left-hander Bob and right-hander Mike have a record 15 Grand Slam doubles titles, including three at Wimbledon. After the 2013 Wimbledon title, the Bryans held all four Grand Slam doubles titles simultaneously.

Saturday's winners will split $560,000.

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