Bjorkman and Woodbridge improve to 2-0

Updated: November 14, 2004, 11:13 PM ET
Associated Press

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.

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