scheduleLast updated 18/10/2021
GB RANKING
Great Britain -- Not ranked
WORLD RANKING
-- Not ranked
CAREER HIGH
527 23/06/2008
DAVIS CUP TIES PLAYED
3

Get to know Ken

  • Place of birth: Liverpool
  • Lives: Liverpool
  • Trains: Liverpool/NTC
  • Coach: Louis Cayer, Sean Dunstan, Anthony Hardman
  • Twitter: @k_skupski
  • Nickname: Skups
  • Favourite shot: Serve
  • Favourite surface: Hard
  • Favourite tournament: Wimbledon
  • Tennis beginnings: His breakthrough year was 2009, when he won his first two ATP tournaments and broke into the world's top 50 doubles players.
  • Likes: Very talented golfer (handicap of six) and a big fan of Liverpool FC. 
  • Family: Married with three children. Father Ken Sr. is of Polish descent, mother is Mary. Often partners his brother Neal on court.
GB RANKING
Great Britain 4
WORLD RANKING
57 3 arrow_drop_down
CAREER HIGH
44 12/07/2010
DAVIS CUP TIES PLAYED
3

Get to know Ken

  • Place of birth: Liverpool
  • Lives: Liverpool
  • Trains: Liverpool/NTC
  • Coach: Louis Cayer, Sean Dunstan, Anthony Hardman
  • Twitter: @k_skupski
  • Nickname: Skups
  • Favourite shot: Serve
  • Favourite surface: Hard
  • Favourite tournament: Wimbledon
  • Tennis beginnings: His breakthrough year was 2009, when he won his first two ATP tournaments and broke into the world's top 50 doubles players.
  • Likes: Very talented golfer (handicap of six) and a big fan of Liverpool FC. 
  • Family: Married with three children. Father Ken Sr. is of Polish descent, mother is Mary. Often partners his brother Neal on court.

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Partnered with his brother, Neal, Skupski won his first ATP 500 doubles event in Acapulco, defeating Jamie Murray and Joe Salisbury on the way.

In June, he won his third title in Nottingham, teaming up with Matt Reid to defeat Matthew Ebden and John-Patrick Smith in the Nature Valley Open ATP Challenger final. Later in the year he went on to win his third title of the season with his third different partner, joining up with fellow Brit Jonny O'Mara to be crowned champions at the Sofia Open.

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Most recently reached the quarter-final at Queen’s where he and Dan Evans lost out to eventual champions Andy Murray and Feliciano Lopez. Won the ATP 250 Hungarian Open title alongside his brother Neal in April, beating Marcus Daniell and Wesley Koolhof in the final. Reached the second round at Roland Garros with Neal, where they were beaten by Bob and Mike Bryan.

Career highlights Career highlights addremove

Winning his first title alongside his brother in (ATP 250 in Montpelier 2018). At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Skupski and Ross Hutchins won the Doubles Silver Medal. In the Mixed Doubles, Skupski and Sarah Borwell beat Ross Hutchins and Anna Smith to win the Bronze Medal. His best result at a grand slam came at Wimbledon 2017, reaching the quarter-finals of both the men's doubles and mixed doubles.

Junior career Junior career addremove

Skupski used to attend Louisiana State University, graduating in May 2007. NCAA Doubles finalist 2005 and Two-time Southeastern Conference Coaches Indoor Champion (only player in the history of the Southeastern Conference to win back-to-back titles). Fourth biggest winning player in the school’s history with 107 wins. Six-time All-American (two Singles, one Doubles and three Academic).

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