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Doubles Programme


Joe Salisbury and Neal Skupski handshaking on court

The Doubles Programme offers British players the opportunity to make a successful career in doubles and to contribute to the success of representing Great Britain as individuals on the Tour and as team members at the Davis Cup, Billie Jean King Cup, United Cup and Olympic Games.

The doubles programme is run under the supervision of Louis Cayer MBE and Claire Curran.

There are 3 focus groups within the programme:

  • Elite: Top 30 ATP & WTA ranked players
  • Top 100 squad: Ranked 31-100 ATP & WTA players
  • Other players: Players recommended by National Coaches that fall outside of the above groups

What does the support look like?

  • An LTA Performance Advisor (Louis Cayer: Men, Claire Curran: Women) supporting at tournaments, at the National Tennis Centre (NTC) or through video calls/reports
  • NTC access for training
  • Sports Science and Medicine support
  • Camps or Group Sessions
  • Performance analysis with specific doubles tagging, opponent scouting and PBI reports for annual planning

Notable achievements 

  • 3 ATP doubles Number 1s in the world: Jamie Murray (Bruno Soares) 2016; Joe Salisbury (Rajeev Ram) April 2022, Neal Skupski (Wesley Koolhof) November 2022
  • 8 Men’s doubles slams titles including two Wimbledon 
  • 15 top 50 ATP Men’s doubles
  • 11 top 100 WTA Women’s doubles

Have a question?

If you have a question about our Doubles Programme, please email playerpathway@lta.org.uk

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