Neal Skupski is a British professional tennis player who specializes in doubles. He achieved his highest ATP ranking of world No. 8 in doubles in June 2022 and is the current British No. 2.
Skupski has won 11 titles on the ATP Tour, including the 2022 Madrid Masters with Wesley Koolhof. He won his first Grand Slam title at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships alongside Desirae Krawczyk in mixed doubles and reached the men’s doubles semifinals at the 2019 US Open. Skupski has also reached four further Masters 1000 finals.
He is the younger brother of fellow tennis player Ken Skupski, and the pair have regularly competed together on the ATP Tour, most notably winning the 2021 Mexican Open. Skupski has represented Great Britain in the Davis Cup since 2019, and also competed at the 2020 Olympic Games.
Partnering with Wesley Koolhof he won two ATP 250 titles during the Australian Summer swing, before the 2022 Australian Open. The pair reached the quarter-finals at the first Grand Slam of the year for the first time at this Major.
They won their third title at the 2022 Qatar ExxonMobil Open dropping only one set en route to the final where they defeated Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov in straight sets. He reached the final of the 2022 Miami Open with Koolhof where they lost to John Isner and Hubert Hurkacz.
Seeded seventh, they reached their second Masters 1000 final at the 2022 Mutua Madrid Open after defeating John Isner and Hubert Hurkacz. In the final, they defeated fifth seeds Robert Farah and Juan Sebastián Cabal to win their first Masters 1000 title in their career and as a pair.
At the 2022 French Open, he reached the quarter-finals with Koolhof for the second time at this Major, defeating the unseeded pair of Americans Tommy Paul and Mackenzie McDonald. As a result, Skupski entered the top 10 of the ATP rankings in doubles for the first time on 6 June 2022.
What Nationality is Neal Skupski?
Neal Skupski was born in Liverpool to Ken Skupski Sr. who is a retired police officer of Polish descent and to Mary Skupski who is a golfer.