sport news Brit Joe Salisbury wins men's doubles title at the Australian Open

Brit Joe Salisbury wins men's doubles title at the Australian Open after convincing final victory alongside partner Rajeev Ram British doubles specialist Joe Salisbury won the men's doubles on Sunday  Alongside Rajeev Ram, they beat Luke Saville and Max Purcell in straight sets  Sailsbury is the fourth British male since 1968 to win a men's doubles Slam

By Mike Dickson for MailOnline

Published: 07:28 GMT, 2 February 2020 | Updated: 09:31 GMT, 2 February 2020

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Joe Salisbury's meteoric rise continued on Sunday when he and American partner Rajeev Ram convincingly won the Australian Open doubles title.

The 27 year-old from Putney will now rise to a world ranking of No 4 after they comfortably dismissed unseeded Australians Luke Saville and Max Purcell 6-4 6-2 in just 70 minutes to win the final.

Rarely can the Anglo-American pair have played better together, and they were superior in every department playing on Rod Laver Arena as the undercard to the

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