Episode 132: Joe Salisbury - Double US Open Champion!


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It´s not been a bad few weeks for GB´s Joe Salisbury. In fact, it´s not been a bad year!

The 29-year-old completed a US Open double at the weekend, winning the Men´s Doubles with partner Rajeev Ram on Friday, followed by the Mixed Doubles title with Desirae Krawczyk the next day.

Joe has now reached 5 Grand Slam doubles finals in 2021, winning 3 of them. He´s now world number 4 and a 4-time Grand Slam Champion.

In this episode, Joe talks to CTC Host Dan Kiernan about his amazing fortnight at Flushing Meadows and the incredible run to the women´s title by fellow Brit Emma Raducanu.

He also discusses:-

  • Why 2021 has been such a successful year for him.
  • The benefits of his consistent partnership with Rajeev Ram.
  • The impact of coaches Justin Sherring, Louis Cayer & Rob Morgan on his career.
  • Playing his first Olympics this summer with Andy Murray.
  • He confirms if he and Desirae Krawczyk will go for their 3rd Grand Slam together at the Aussie Open.
  • His goals for his tennis career and after.

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Episode 129: Wimbledon Review

Episode 102: Louis Cayer - The Guru!

Follow Joe Salisbury on Twitter: @joesalisbury92

Follow Joe Salisbury on Instagram: @joesalisbury92

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