Joe Salisbury

Joe Salisbury (/ˈsɔːlzbəri, ˈsɒlz-/ SAWLZ-bər-ee;[1] born 20 April 1992) is a British tennis player. He is a doubles specialist who reached a career-high Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world No. 3 doubles ranking on 10 February 2020.

Joe Salisbury
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Salisbury at the 2019 Rolex Paris Masters
Country (sports)United Kingdom Great Britain
ResidenceLondon, England, United Kingdom
Born (1992-04-20) 20 April 1992 (age 28)
London, England, United Kingdom
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
PlaysRight-handed (one handed-backhand)
CollegeUniversity of Memphis
Prize money$1,540,604
Singles
Career record0–0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 559 (12 October 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
WimbledonQ2 (2016)
Doubles
Career record82–52 (61.2%)
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 3 (10 February 2020)
Current rankingNo. 12 (23 November 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (2020)
French OpenQF (2019, 2020)
WimbledonSF (2018)
US OpenSF (2020)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsSF (2020)
Mixed doubles
Career record1–5 (16.7%)
Career titles0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2021)
Wimbledon1R (2017, 2018, 2019)
US Open2R (2019)
Last updated on: 23 November 2020.

He became the fourth British player to win a Grand Slam title in men's doubles in the open era, when he won the 2020 Australian Open with Rajeev Ram. His other career highlights include reaching the final of the 2021 Australian Open and the semifinal at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships and 2020 US Open; and five ATP Tour titles.

Tennis careerEdit

Salisbury made his ATP main draw debut at the 2014 U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships partnering David O'Hare, losing to the Bryan brothers in the first round.

He reached the semifinals in the 2018 Wimbledon men's doubles with Frederik Nielsen.[2]

Playing alongside Ben McLachlan, he won his first ATP Tour title at the 2018 Shenzhen Open.[3]

At Wimbledon 2019, he played alongside Rajeev Ram during the Men's Doubles. They made it to the round of 16.[4]

Also with Ram, Salisbury won the 2020 Australian Open, beating wildcards Max Purcell and Luke Saville in the final.

Significant finalsEdit

Grand Slam tournament finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 2020 Australian Open Hard   Rajeev Ram   Max Purcell
  Luke Saville
6–4, 6–2
Loss 2021 Australian Open Hard   Rajeev Ram   Ivan Dodig
  Filip Polášek
3–6, 4–6

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 9 (5 titles, 4 runners-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (1–1)
ATP Finals (0–0)
ATP Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP Tour 500 (3–1)
ATP Tour 250 (1–2)
Finals by surface
Hard (5–3)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–1)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (3–3)
Indoor (2–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2018 Shenzhen Open,
China
250 Series Hard   Ben McLachlan   Robert Lindstedt
  Rajeev Ram
7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–4)
Win 2–0 Oct 2018 Vienna Open,
Austria
500 Series Hard (i)   Neal Skupski   Mike Bryan
  Édouard Roger-Vasselin
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Loss 2–1 Jan 2019 Brisbane International,
Australia
250 Series Hard   Rajeev Ram   Marcus Daniell
  Wesley Koolhof
4–6, 6–7(6–8)
Win 3–1 Mar 2019 Dubai Tennis Championships,
United Arab Emirates
500 Series Hard   Rajeev Ram   Ben McLachlan
  Jan-Lennard Struff
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Loss 3–2 Jun 2019 Queen's Club Championships,
United Kingdom
500 Series Grass   Rajeev Ram   Feliciano López
  Andy Murray
6–7(6–8), 7–5, [5–10]
Loss 3–3 Oct 2019 European Open,
Belgium
250 Series Hard (i)   Rajeev Ram   Kevin Krawietz
  Andreas Mies
6–7(1–7), 3–6
Win 4–3 Oct 2019 Vienna Open,
Austria (2)
500 Series Hard (i)   Rajeev Ram   Łukasz Kubot
  Marcelo Melo
6–4, 6–7(5–7), [10–5]
Win 5–3 Feb 2020 Australian Open,
Australia
Grand Slam Hard   Rajeev Ram   Max Purcell
  Luke Saville
6–4, 6–2
Loss 5–4 Feb 2021 Australian Open,
Australia
Grand Slam Hard   Rajeev Ram   Ivan Dodig
  Filip Polášek
3–6, 4–6

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1–0)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (0–0)
ITF Futures (1–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2015 Sweden F5, Danderyd Futures Hard (i)   Mikael Ymer 7–6(7–3), 3–6, 6–3

Doubles: 36 (18–17)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (9–9)
ITF Futures (9–8)
Finals by surface
Hard (17–14)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (1–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2013 Great Britain F13, Ilkley Futures Grass   George Coupland   Marcus Daniell
  Richard Gabb
3–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Loss 0–2 Sep 2014 Great Britain F15, London Futures Hard   David O'Hare   Frederik Nielsen
  Joshua Ward-Hibbert
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [8–10]
Win 1–2 Oct 2014 Sweden F6, Jönköping Futures Hard (i)   David O'Hare   Isak Arvidsson
  Markus Eriksson
7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–3)
Loss 1–3 Oct 2014 France F23, Cap d'Agde Futures Hard (i)   David O'Hare   Sander Groen
  Alexandre Sidorenko
4–6, 7–5, [8–10]
Loss 1–4 Nov 2014 Great Britain F18, Loughborough Futures Hard (i)   David O'Hare   Scott Clayton
  Toby Martin
4–6, 4–6
Win 2–4 Nov 2014 Great Britain F19, Bath Futures Hard (i)   David O'Hare   Richard Gabb
  Jonny O'Mara
6–1, 6–2
Loss 2–5 Dec 2014 Togo F1, Lomé Futures Hard   David O'Hare   Maxime Authom
  Juan Sebastián Gómez
3–6, 3–6
Win 3–5 Dec 2014 Togo F1, Lomé Futures Hard   David O'Hare   Komlavi Loglo
  Josselin Ouanna
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Loss 3–6 Apr 2015 Greece F4, Heraklion Futures Hard   Joshua Ward-Hibbert   Alexandros Jakupovic
  Markos Kalovelonis
1–6, 2–6
Win 4–6 May 2015 Egypt F18, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Hard   Ryan Agar   Javier Pulgar-García
  Pablo Vivero González
6–2, 6–1
Win 5–6 Sep 2015 Great Britain F8, Roehampton Futures Hard   David O'Hare   Neil Pauffley
  David Rice
6–2, 4–6, [10–5]
Win 6–6 Sep 2015 Sweden F4, Falun Futures Hard (i)   David O'Hare   James Marsalek
  Marcus Willis
6–3, 7–5
Win 7–6 Oct 2015 Sweden F5, Danderyd Futures Hard (i)   David O'Hare   Sam Barry
  David Rice
7–5, 6–7(5–7), [10–5]
Win 8–6 Nov 2015 Champaign, United States Challenger Hard (i)   David O'Hare   Austin Krajicek
  Nicholas Monroe
6–1, 6–4
Win 9–6 Jan 2016 USA F2, Long Beach Futures Hard   David O'Hare   Evan King
  Raymond Sarmiento
6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 9–7 Sep 2016 Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France Challenger Hard   David O'Hare   Ken Skupski
  Neal Skupski
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [5–10]
Win 10–7 Nov 2016 Columbus, United States Challenger Hard (i)   David O'Hare   Luke Bambridge
  Cameron Norrie
6–3, 6–4
Loss 10–8 Jan 2016 USA F1, Los Angeles Futures Hard   Luke Bambridge   Yannick Hanfmann
  Roberto Quiroz
6–3, 4–6, [8–10]
Loss 10–9 Jan 2016 USA F1, Long Beach Futures Hard   Luke Bambridge   Austin Krajicek
  Jackson Withrow
3–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Win 11–9 Feb 2017 Dallas, United States Challenger Hard (i)   David O'Hare   Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
  Christopher Rungkat
6–7(6–8), 6–3, [11–9]
Loss 11–10 Apr 2017 Saint-Brieuc, France Challenger Hard (i)   David O'Hare   Andre Begemann
  Frederik Nielsen
3–6, 4–6
Loss 11–11 Jun 2017 Ilkley, United Kingdom Challenger Grass   Brydan Klein   Leander Paes
  Adil Shamasdin
2–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Win 12–11 Jul 2017 Granby, Canada Challenger Hard   Jackson Withrow   Marcel Felder
  Go Soeda
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Win 13–11 Oct 2017 Stockton, United States Challenger Hard   Brydan Klein   Denis Kudla
  Miķelis Lībietis
6–2, 6–4
Win 14–11 Oct 2017 Las Vegas, United States Challenger Hard   Brydan Klein   Hans Hach Verdugo
  Dennis Novikov
6–3, 4–6, [10–3]
Loss 14–12 Nov 2017 Champaign, United States Challenger Hard (i)   Ruan Roelofse   Leander Paes
  Purav Raja
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [5–10]
Win 15–12 Jan 2018 Bangkok, Thailand Challenger Hard   James Cerretani   Enrique López-Pérez
  Pedro Martínez
6–7(5–7), 6–3, [10–8]
Loss 15–13 Feb 2018 Dallas, United States Challenger Hard (i)   Leander Paes   Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
  Christopher Rungkat
4–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Loss 15–14 Feb 2018 San Francisco, United States Challenger Hard (i)   Luke Bambridge   Marcelo Arévalo
  Roberto Maytín
3–6, 7–6(5–7), [7–10]
Win 16–14 Mar 2018 Canada F2, Sherbrooke Futures Hard (i)   Luke Bambridge   Adrien Bossel
  Joris De Loore
6–3, 7–5
Loss 16–15 Mar 2018 Saint-Brieuc, France Challenger Hard (i)   Luke Bambridge   Sander Arends
  Tristan-Samuel Weissborn
6–4, 1–6, [7–10]
Loss 16–16 Apr 2018 Tunis, Tunisia Challenger Clay   Jonathan Eysseric   Denys Molchanov
  Igor Zelenay
6–7(4–7), 2–6
Win 17–16 May 2018 Loughborough, United Kingdom Challenger Hard (i)   Frederik Nielsen   Luke Bambridge
  Jonny O'Mara
3–6, 6–3, [10–4]
Win 18–16 Jun 2018 Nottingham, United Kingdom Challenger Grass   Frederik Nielsen   Austin Krajicek
  Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
7–6(7–5), 6–1
Loss 18–17 Aug 2018 Aptos, United States Challenger Hard   Jonny O'Mara   Thanasi Kokkinakis
  Matt Reid
2–6, 6–4, [8–10]

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Current through the 2021 Monte-Carlo Masters.

Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A 3R W F 1 / 3 13–2
French Open A A A A A QF QF 0 / 2 6–2
Wimbledon A A Q2 1R SF 3R NH 0 / 3 6–3
US Open A A A A 1R 3R SF 0 / 3 5–3
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 4–2 9–4 12–2 5–1 1 / 11 30–10
ATP World Tour Finals
ATP Finals Did Not Qualify RR SF 0 / 2 3–4
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A 1R NH 0 / 1 0–1
Miami Open A A A A A 2R NH SF 0 / 1 4–2
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A 1R NH 2R 0 / 2 1–2
Madrid Open A A A A A 1R NH 0 / 1 0–1
Italian Open A A A A A 1R 1R 0 / 2 0–2
Canadian Open A A A A A SF NH 0 / 1 3–1
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A 1R SF 0 / 2 2–2
Shanghai Masters A A A A A QF NH 0 / 1 2–1
Paris Masters A A A A A QF A 0 / 1 2–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 8–9 2–2 4–2 0 / 13 14–13
National representation
ATP Cup Not held QF DNQ 0 / 1 2–2
Career statistics
Titles 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 5
Finals 0 0 0 0 2 5 1 1 9
Overall Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–3 19–10 41–26 22–11 11–5 93–57
Year-end ranking 386 239 318 107 30 22 12 62%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wells, John C. (2008), Longman Pronunciation Dictionary (3rd ed.), Longman, ISBN 9781405881180
  2. ^ "Salisbury, Nielsen fall in semifinals at Wimbledon". University of Memphis Athletics. 12 July 2018.
  3. ^ "McLachlan/Salisbury Capture Shenzhen Title On Team Debut". ATP World Tour. 30 September 2018.
  4. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/48911037

External linksEdit