Joe Salisbury, Wimbledon 2016
Joe Salisbury, Wimbledon 2016 | (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Tennis | Australian Open 2020 | Salisbury into first Slam final + Day 11 British Doubles, Junior & Wheelchair Results

By Ros Satar

  • Joe Salisbury & Rajeev Ram into the Men’s Doubles finals
  • Junior Results
  • Wheelchair Results
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – Joe Salisbury and American partner Rajeev Ram are into the Men’s Doubles Final


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Salisbury targets first major final

Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram had to come from a set down to book their spot in their first Slam final as a pairing. Playing the Kazakhstan duo Alexander Bublik and Mikhail Kukushkin, they were broken in the first game at the start of the match and while the rest of the set was competitive, they could not find any way into their opponents’ service games.

However they were quick to break at the start of the second set for a 3-0 lead and had to save a break point before finally converting their third set point to level the match.

The decider was a nervier affair, with a trade of breaks but the British/American duo fought hard to break in the penultimate game before serving out to love for a spot in the final 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.

They will face Aussie wildcards Max Purcell and Luke Saville who also came from a set down against the No. 4 seeds Ivan Dodig and Filip Polasek.

The Men’s Doubles final is provisionally scheduled on Sunday at 4pm (5am GMT).

READ MORE |  Tennis | Nitto ATP Finals 2019 | Putney boy Salisbury makes bid for doubles semi-finals


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Junior Results

Boys’ Doubles SF: Mikolaj Lorens/Karlis Ozolins [6] def. Arthur Fery/Felix Gill [7] 6-4 6-7(4) 10-7

Girls’ Doubles SF: Ziva Falkner/Matilda Mutavdzic def. Savannah Broadus/Elizabeth Coleman 6-4 4-6 10-8


Wheelchair results

Men’s Wheelchair Singles SF: Gordon Reid def. Joachim Gerard 6-4 7-5

Men’s Wheelchair Singles SF: Shingo Kunieda v Alfie Hewett 6-3 6-3

Men’s Wheelchair Doubles SF: Alfie Hewett/Gordon Reid [2] def Gustavo Fernandez/Shingo Kunieda 7-6(2) 3-3 10-5

Women’s Wheelchair Doubles SF: Yui Kamiji/Jordanne Whiley def. Sabine Ellerbrock/Kgothatso Montjane [2] 6-1 6-4

Quad Wheelchair Singles R1: Dylan Alcott [1] def. Andy Lapthorne [2] 7-5 6-1

Quad Wheelchair Doubles Final: Dylan Alcott/Heath Davidson def. Andy Lapthorne/David Wagner6-4 6-3


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