Thursday November 3rd, 2011

Brothers Bob (left) and Mike Bryan goof around on a hotel room bed during a Sports Illustrated photo shoot in 2006.(Jennifer Pottheiser/SI)

Memory Lane is a recurring feature in which we dig through photo and video archives for classic moments.

What seemed like revolutionary plyometric exercises at the time seem to have paid off. Congratulations to Bob and Mike Bryan, who clinched the year-end No. 1 doubles ranking for the seventh time in nine years.

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