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Bjorkman and Woodbridge improve to 2-0

11/14/2004

HOUSTON -- Jonas Bjorkman and Todd Woodbridge beat defending
champions Bob and Mike Bryan 6-3, 6-4 in a round-robin match of the
ATP Masters Cup doubles championships Sunday.

Bjorkman and Woodbridge improved to 2-0, while the second-seeded
Bryans slipped to 1-1.

In other matches Mark Knowles and Daniel Nestor defeated Xavier
Malisse and Oliver Rochus , 5-7, 7-6 (2), 6-4, and Mahesh Bhupathi
and Max Mirnyi beat Gaston Etlis and Martin Rodriguez , 6-3, 7-6
(5).

Wimbledon champion and top-ranked Roger Federer faces Gaston
Gaudio on Monday, the start of the opening round of singles
competition.