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Top doubles tennis team drops racquets for music instruments

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -

Monday night the Bryan brothers didn't have tennis racquets in hand, instead Mike picked up the guitar and his brother Bob tickled the ivory.

"I'm turning my guitar way down, this is what we love to do," said Mike Bryan.

The duo is ranked number one in the world in doubles tennis but their music hasn't yet hit the charts. The talented twins also have big hearts; the proceeds from the Four Bridges Music Festival goes to the Bryan Brothers Foundation.

"We've raised $7,500 for their foundation which is for many causes across the country, mainly for the inner city youth in California which is great," said Jason Gray, Director of Racquet sports at Four Bridges Country Club.

This year's Western Southern Financial Group Master's Tournament is bigger and better than ever, drawing thousands of tennis fans.

"It's fun, it's the first time I've ever been to a tournament or anything like this so, it's interesting just to be an observer, a spectator," said one fan.

The Bryan brothers say they always look forward to coming to Cincinnati.

"The crowd really pulls for us we feed off the energy and it's been one of our most successful tournaments," said Mike Bryan.

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