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Australian Open: Britain’s Joe Salisbury & American Rajeev Ram into doubles semi-finals


Joe Salisbury (right) and Rejeev Ram took one hour 22 minutes to win their quarter-final
2020 Australian Open
Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 20 January to 2 February
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Britain’s Joe Salisbury and American partner Rajeev Ram are through to the semi-finals of the men’s doubles at the Australian Open.

The 11th seeds beat Finn Henri Kontinen and German Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4 6-4 with a break of serve in each set.

The pair, French Open quarter-finalists last year, will face Kazakhstan’s Alexander Bublik and Mikhail Kukushkin for a place in Sunday’s final.

Britons Jonny O’Mara and Ken Skupski can also join Salisbury in the semis.

O’Mara and his partner Marcelo Arevalo from El Salvador face fourth seeds Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Slovakia’s Filip Polasek in the quarter-finals on Tuesday, while Skupski and Mexican Santiago Gonzalez play Australian wildcards Max Purcell and Luke Saville.



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