What makes the ‘Ultimate Doubles Player’?
Over the past 10 weeks, the world’s best doubles players have analysed that question. Juan Sebastian Cabal, Robert Farah, Raven Klaasen, Robert Lindstedt, Marcelo Melo, Jurgen Melzer, Jamie Murray, Filip Polasek, Rajeev Ram, Joe Salisbury, Ken Skupski, Neal Skupski and Bruno Soares have dived into the various shots and skills that make great doubles players special.
They discussed everything from volleys and returns to the players with the biggest ‘X-Factor’. Which opponents are toughest to face? What actually makes a great doubles player?
These stars answered everything you might want to know about doubles. Click on the links below for each week’s story and full video.
What Makes A Great Doubles Player?
Who Are The World’s Toughest Doubles Opponents?
Murray’s ‘Funky, But Extremely Effective’ Forehand Volley
Which Doubles Player Has The World’s Best Backhand Volley?
Tecau Bulldozes His Way To The Best Doubles Serve
Kubot’s Return: ‘He’s Going To Put Your Partner In The Hospital’
Holding The Ball & Testing The Mind: Soares Leads Consistent Returners
‘He’s So Tough To Lob!’ Why Height Means Little For Klaasen’s Overhead
Paes’ Feel: ‘He Has The Best Touch I’ve Ever Seen’
Why Melo ‘Could Be The World’s Best Doubles Partner’