As a Top 100 singles/Top 32 doubles player, Neal receives LTA Elite Support.

scheduleLast updated 26/07/2021
GB RANKING
Great Britain -- Not ranked
WORLD RANKING
-- Not ranked
CAREER HIGH
932 08/11/2010
DAVIS CUP TIES PLAYED
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Get to know Neal 

  • Nickname: Skups
  • Place of birth: Liverpool
  • Lives: Liverpool
  • Trains: Liverpool/NTC
  • Twitter: @nealskupski
  • Coach: Louis Cayer
  • Family: Father Ken Sr. is of Polish descent, mother is Mary. Often partners his brother Ken on court.
  • Likes: Football (supports Liverpool), golf, LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints. Career goal is to represent Great Britain in the Davis Cup.
  • Favourite tournament: Wimbledon
  • Favourite shot: Forehand volley
  • Favourite surface: Grass
  • Tennis beginnings: Started playing tennis aged three with his father Ken and older brother, Ken Jr.
  • Tennis idols: Pete Sampras and Roger Federer
GB RANKING
Great Britain 2
WORLD RANKING
16
CAREER HIGH
19 05/04/2021
DAVIS CUP TIES PLAYED
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Get to know Neal 

  • Nickname: Skups
  • Place of birth: Liverpool
  • Lives: Liverpool
  • Trains: Liverpool/NTC
  • Twitter: @nealskupski
  • Coach: Louis Cayer
  • Family: Father Ken Sr. is of Polish descent, mother is Mary. Often partners his brother Ken on court.
  • Likes: Football (supports Liverpool), golf, LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints. Career goal is to represent Great Britain in the Davis Cup.
  • Favourite tournament: Wimbledon
  • Favourite shot: Forehand volley
  • Favourite surface: Grass
  • Tennis beginnings: Started playing tennis aged three with his father Ken and older brother, Ken Jr.
  • Tennis idols: Pete Sampras and Roger Federer

2021 2021 addremove

Playing with his brother, Ken, they claimed the Acapulco ATP 500 title in March, defeating his previous partner Jamie Murray and fellow compatriot Joe Salisbury on the way. Partnering with Dan Evans for both ATP Masters in Monte Carlo and Miami they fell to the world no.1 pairing Pavic and Mektic. In July, Skupski won his first Grand Slam title when he and Desirae Krawczyk lifted the mixed doubles trophy after beating Salisbury and Harriet Dart.

2020 2020 addremove

Reached the semi-finals of the Adelaide International in January and Open Sud de France in March alongside Jamie Murray. Won the Battle of the Brits doubles title alongside Murray – the first behind closed doors tennis event held at the LTA’s National Tennis Centre at the end of June. Returning to the Tour at W&S Open in New York, upset world’s top ranked team of Cabal/Farah where they reached the final. Also made it through to the quarter-finals of the US Open and Roland Garros. Narrowly lost in the final of the St. Petersburg Open 7-6 (5), 7-5 against Marcelo Melo and Łukasz Kubot. Won his first ATP Tour title alongside Jamie Murray at the Sofia Open but just missed out on a place in the ATP Tour Finals.

2019 2019 addremove

Alongside brother Ken, won the Hungarian Open (ATP250) in Budapest in April, and reached the finals of the ATP 250’s in Houston (April) and Delray Beach (February). Also won the ATP Challenger Arizona Tennis Classic in March. Reached the second round of the Australian open in January and the semi finals of the mixed doubles in Melbourne alongside Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez. Announced as Jamie Murray’s new doubles partner following the French Open. Made Davis Cup debut in Madrid in November, playing a key role in getting Britain to the SF where they fell 76 76 to eventual champions Spain in deciding doubles to Nadal/Lopez.

Career Highlights Career Highlights addremove

Semi-final at the Australian Open in 2019.

Junior Career Junior Career addremove

Studied at Louisiana State University and turned professional in 2013.

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