World No. 1 men's doubles team Bob and Mike Bryan made a visit to Cincinnati Children's Hospital on Tuesday, visiting with children, signing autograph balls and t-shirts.
The twins are in Cincinnati as the No. 1 seeds in the draw for the 2013 Western & Southern Open, an ATP Masters 1000-level event that serves as a warm-up for the last Grand Slam of the year, the U.S. Open.
"It was a great experience visiting the kids and it means a lot to us to brighten their day," said Bob, the left-handed brother, about their experience. "We really admire what the tournament does with their involvement with the hospital and we look forward to coming back in the future."
Mike, the righty, also reflected on their visit. "Bob and I had an amazing time visiting the kids at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital. It was inspiring to see the courage and positivity these children show no matter what health challenges they are facing. We had a lot of fun meeting some amazing people today and hope that we helped make there time at the hospitable more enjoyable."
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is one of the best pediatric hospital facilities in the country and is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. The medical center is internationally recognized for improving child health and transforming delivery of care through fully integrated, globally recognized research, education and innovation.