Rajeev Ram is a doubles-focused professional tennis player from the United States. Ram has won four major championships, including the men’s doubles titles at the 2020 Australian Open and 2021 US Open with Joe Salisbury, as well as the mixed doubles crowns at the Australian Open in 2019 and 2021 with Barbora Krejková.
Ram and Venus Williams also won a silver medal in the mixed doubles event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Ram also finished second in the men’s doubles competition at the 2021 Australian Open and the mixed doubles competition at the 2016 US Open.
He reached his career-high doubles ranking of world No. 2 in April 2022 and has won 23 doubles titles on the ATP Tour, including four at Masters 1000 level. Ram has qualified for the ATP Finals on five occasions, finishing runner-up in both 2016 and 2021.
Prior to his retirement from singles in 2017, Ram reached a career-high ranking of world No. 56 in April 2016, and won two ATP singles titles, in the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in both 2009 and 2015. He made his Davis Cup debut for the United States in 2021 and competed at the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games.
At the 2021 US Open Ram partnered with Salisbury and reached the final, defeating Matthew Ebden/Max Purcell in a nearly three-hour-long match, saving four match points in the quarter-finals and Sam Querrey/Steve Johnson (tennis) in the semifinals.
The pair won the men’s doubles tournament, defeating Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares in the final. As a result, he reached a career-high of world No. 4 in doubles, on September 20, 2021.
He became World No. 2 on 4 April 2022 after reaching the quarter-finals at the 2022 Miami Open, losing to eventual champions Hubert Hurkacz and John Isner, with his partner Joe Salisbury who became World No. 1. He won the 2022 Monte-Carlo Masters with Salisbury defeating 6th seeded pair of Robert Farah and Juan Sebastian Cabal.
How Much is Rajeev Ram’s Prize Money?
Rajeev Ram’s prize money is US$ 6,968,381.