US Open: Jimmy Murray and Joe Salisbury to face Friday’s men’s doubles final | tennis news


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Friday’s final will be Jimmy Murray’s first in the men’s doubles event at a Grand Slam since she went all the way with Bruno Soares in New York five years ago; Joe Salisbury and Rajiv Ram are in great shape having already qualified for the ATP Finals Last Update: 10/21/10 2:08 a.m. Bruno Soares (left) will face Jimmy Murray Rajiv Ram and Joe Salisbury at the US Open men’s doubles title in Flushing Meadows (Manuela Davies/Usta via AP) Jimmy Murray and Joe Salisbury have guaranteed there will be a British men’s doubles winner at this year’s US Open after both reached the final with their partners. Murray and his doubles partner Bruno Soares beat Australian eighth seed John Pearce and Slovakia Philip Polasek 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, while Salisbury and Rajiv Ram beat American duo Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey 7-6 (7-5) 6-4. It’s the men’s doubles final of all Grand Slam tournaments! Bruno Soares and πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Jimmy Murray πŸ†šπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Rajiv Ram and πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Joe Salisbury pic.twitter.com/wnIRjp8Kfk – US Open (usopen) September 9, 2021 Murray and Soares in their first Grand Slam final since they were reunited at Beginning the year, the 2016 winners of this competition rebounded from a surprise second-set strike to claim victory in an hour and 41 minutes under the roof of Louis Armstrong Stadium. In a confrontation against Salisbury and his American partner Rajiv Ram. It was a particularly poignant victory for Soares, who won his second at Flushing Meadows alongside fellow Croatian Pavic last year, having had to undergo an appendectomy shortly after arriving in Tokyo for the Olympics. Japan, the Brazilian started training properly only two weeks before the event started, with Murray quipped afterwards: “The less he does, the better he plays.” It was not an easy journey. I have remained patient, and had a lot of support from my team, family and Jimmy. “We came here, we did our best and there wasn’t much preparation, but we said ‘let’s go let’s fight, let’s have fun and fight’.” That’s what we did and I think we’ve improved a lot throughout the tournament, we’ve improved a lot every round. Friday’s final will be Murray’s first in a men’s doubles event at a Grand Slam since we came so far with Soares in New York five years ago, and added: “It’s been such a downtime for so many things that happen in our lives, especially Bruno. β€œThat’s why we got back together, we wanted to win the big trophies, we felt we could turn up and we had a great chance of winning. For us the chance to play in a Grand Slam final again is very exciting.” The fourth-seeded duo Salisbury and Ram, who defeated Murray and Soares in the semi-finals at the Australian Open This year’s Open, he faced no break point and won only one in a 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 win over US cards Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey in one hour and 18 minutes. We had an excellent season. While they were unable to defend their Australian Open title after losing in the final in February, they did qualify for the ATP Finals at the end of the season. “We’re really trying to focus on the big tournaments and prepare for that,” Salisbury said. He and Ram have won what was their fifth semi-final in the last seven major tournaments. “I think we believe we play our best tennis in the big moments, in the major tournaments.” Don’t forget to follow us at skysports.com/tennis, our Twitter account @skysportstennis & Sky Sports – on the go! Available for download now on iPhone, iPad and Android devices

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