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Bob and Mike Bryan (left) lost in five sets to Jack Sock and Vasek Pospisil

Defeat forces defiant Bryan brothers back into the gym

After 26 Grand Slam finals, it might be expected that the Californian twins Mike and Bob Bryan, the most successful doubles pairing in the history of tennis, can treat victory and defeat much the same. Not a bit of it, which could help explain their success and insatiable desire for more of it.

Henman earlier this week

Wimbledon 2014: Tim Henman’s heart is with Roger Federer (but his head is with Novak Djokovic)

But the former British No 1 claims his head says Novak Djokovic will win this year's men's final

Roger Federer celebrates his win over Milos Raonic
Katie Boulter of Great Britain during her Girls' Singles first round match against Priscilla Hon of Australia on day seven of Wimbledon

Wimbledon 2014: Josh Sapwell continues to fly the flag for Britain's juniors after he beats Pedro Iamachkine to reach boys' singles quarter-finals

Director of tennis Matt Willcocks lauds Sapwell as a 'real ray of sunshine' after he reaches last-eight

Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic celebrates after winning her Ladies' Singles semi-final match against Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic on day ten of Wimbledon

Wimbledon 2014: Petra Kvitova battles past Czech mate Lucie Safarova to earn crack at second SW19 title

Kvitove defeats Safarova 7-6(8-6) 6-1 and will meet the winner of Eugenie Bouchard v Simona Halep

Roger Federer celebrates winning his men's singles quarter-final match against Stanislas Wawrinka

Wimbledon 2014: Roger Federer remains on course for eighth title after victory over compatriot Stan Wawrinka

The seven-time champion beat his fellow Swiss 3-6, 7-6, 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals

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Wimbledon 2014: Sabine Lisicki suffers incredible collapse against Simona Halep

Last year's finalist started the game well but then fell apart

Maria Sharapova trudges off during her shock defeat to Angelique Kerber
Serena Williams receives treatment during the warm up before her second round doubles match with sister Venus before retiring

Wimbledon 2014: Serena Williams close to tears as she exits SW19 in astonishing scenes on Court One

The American was barely able to bounce the ball before she and her sister retired from their doubles match

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria celebrates after winning his Gentlemen's Singles fourth round match against Leonardo Mayer

Wimbledon 2014: Next up for Andy Murray it’s the Bulgarian standard-bearer Grigor Dimitrov

The number 11 seed beat Leonardo Mayer in straight sets

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