Considered as a doubles specialist, Joe Salisbury is a British professional tennis player. On February 10, 2020, he reached his career-high doubles rankings score. He was ranked World No. 3 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Currently, Salisbury has eight (8) ATP tour doubles championships and two mixed-doubles titles to his credit.
Since Joe Salisbury’s entered the professional tennis world, he won four (4) major titles. These major titles are the 2020 Australian Open, 2021 US Open, 2021 French Open, and the 2021 Wimbledon Championships. All these titles are either men’s doubles or mixed-doubles events.
Salisbury earned his first ATP doubles title at the Shenzhen Open, playing doubles with Ben McLachlan. The first major title that he won was in the 2020 Australian Open alongside Rajeev Ram. They were able to defeat Max Purcell and Luke Savile in the final round. This major win earned him the ranking of World No. 3. During the French Open, he won his second major title in mixed-doubles. He partnered with Desirae Krawczyk.
In the US Open in 2021, he teamed up with Rajeev Ram again and defeated Max Purcell and Matthew Ebden in the final rounds after a three-hour match in the quarterfinals. During the final event, Salisbury and Ram won the men’s doubles championship. They defeated Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares. By winning this major event, earned him the status of World No. 3 in doubles for the ATP rankings.
Another additional to Salisbury’s major title was winning his second mixed-doubles Grand Slam title. Together with Desirae Krawczyk, the pair defeated Marcelo Arevalo and Giuliana Olmos at the US Open in straight sets. He was able to set a record by winning two major titles in the US Open doubles and mixed events.