2020 Australian Open – Men's Doubles

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Men's Doubles
2020 Australian Open
Champions Flag of the United States.svg Rajeev Ram
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Joe Salisbury
Runners-up Flag of Australia (converted).svg Max Purcell
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Luke Saville
Final score6–4, 6–2
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Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury won the Men's Doubles tennis title at the 2020 Australian Open, defeating wildcards Max Purcell and Luke Saville in the final, 6–4, 6–2.

Contents

Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut were the defending champions, but lost in the first round to Simone Bolelli and Benoît Paire. [1]

Marcelo Arévalo became the first player from El Salvador to reach the quarterfinals of any event.

Seeds

0 1.   Flag of France.svg Pierre-Hugues Herbert / Flag of France.svg Nicolas Mahut (First round)
0 2.   Flag of Poland.svg Łukasz Kubot / Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Melo (Second round)
0 3.   Flag of Germany.svg Kevin Krawietz / Flag of Germany.svg Andreas Mies (First round)
0 4.   Flag of Croatia.svg Ivan Dodig / Flag of Slovakia.svg Filip Polášek (Semifinals)
0 5.   Flag of the Netherlands.svg Wesley Koolhof / Flag of Croatia.svg Nikola Mektić (Second round)
0 6.   Flag of Spain.svg Marcel Granollers / Flag of Argentina.svg Horacio Zeballos (Third round)
0 7.   Flag of Australia (converted).svg John Peers / Flag of New Zealand.svg Michael Venus (Third round)
0 8.   Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jean-Julien Rojer / Flag of Romania.svg Horia Tecău (Second round)
0 9.   Flag of South Africa.svg Raven Klaasen / Flag of Austria.svg Oliver Marach (Second round)
10.   Flag of Croatia.svg Mate Pavić / Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Soares (Third round)
11.   Flag of the United States.svg Rajeev Ram / Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Joe Salisbury (Champions)
12.   Flag of Austria.svg Jürgen Melzer / Flag of France.svg Édouard Roger-Vasselin (Second round)
13.   Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan / Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan (Third round)
14.   Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jamie Murray / Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Neal Skupski (Second round)
15.   Flag of Argentina.svg Máximo González / Flag of France.svg Fabrice Martin (Second round)
16.   Flag of the United States.svg Austin Krajicek / Flag of Croatia.svg Franko Škugor (Third round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
Flag of Finland.svg Henri Kontinen
Flag of Germany.svg Jan-Lennard Struff
4 4
11 Flag of the United States.svg Rajeev Ram
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Joe Salisbury
66
11 Flag of the United States.svg Rajeev Ram
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Joe Salisbury
4 66
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Alexander Bublik
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Mikhail Kukushkin
63 4
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Alexander Bublik
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Mikhail Kukushkin
787
WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg James Duckworth
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Marc Polmans
665
11 Flag of the United States.svg Rajeev Ram
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Joe Salisbury
66
WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg Max Purcell
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Luke Saville
4 2
Flag of El Salvador.svg Marcelo Arévalo
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jonny O'Mara
3 2
4 Flag of Croatia.svg Ivan Dodig
Flag of Slovakia.svg Filip Polášek
66
4 Flag of Croatia.svg Ivan Dodig
Flag of Slovakia.svg Filip Polášek
793 4
WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg Max Purcell
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Luke Saville
6766
WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg Max Purcell
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Luke Saville
66
Flag of Mexico.svg Santiago González
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ken Skupski
2 4

Top half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Flag of France.svg P-H Herbert
Flag of France.svg N Mahut
4 63
Flag of Italy.svg S Bolelli
Flag of France.svg B Paire
677 Flag of Italy.svg S Bolelli
Flag of France.svg B Paire
784 6
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg S Gillé
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg J Vliegen
66 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg S Gillé
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg J Vliegen
6663
Flag of Spain.svg P Andújar
Flag of Spain.svg F López
4 1 Flag of Italy.svg S Bolelli
Flag of France.svg B Paire
5 3
Flag of Finland.svg H Kontinen
Flag of Germany.svg J-L Struff
66 Flag of Finland.svg H Kontinen
Flag of Germany.svg J-L Struff
76
Flag of Italy.svg A Seppi
Flag of Italy.svg L Sonego
4 1 Flag of Finland.svg H Kontinen
Flag of Germany.svg J-L Struff
4 66
Flag of Serbia.svg N Čačić
Flag of Serbia.svg D Lajović
633 15 Flag of Argentina.svg M González
Flag of France.svg F Martin
63 2
15 Flag of Argentina.svg M González
Flag of France.svg F Martin
776 Flag of Finland.svg H Kontinen
Flag of Germany.svg J-L Struff
4 4
11 Flag of the United States.svg R Ram
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg J Salisbury
67711 Flag of the United States.svg R Ram
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg J Salisbury
66
Alt Flag of the United Kingdom.svg D Evans
Flag of Australia (converted).svg J-P Smith
1 6311 Flag of the United States.svg R Ram
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg J Salisbury
66
Flag of Brazil.svg M Demoliner
Flag of the Netherlands.svg M Middelkoop
66468 Flag of the United States.svg T Sandgren
Flag of the United States.svg J Withrow
3 3
Flag of the United States.svg T Sandgren
Flag of the United States.svg J Withrow
4 7771011 Flag of the United States.svg R Ram
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg J Salisbury
6713
Flag of France.svg J Chardy
Flag of Sweden.svg R Lindstedt
5 73 6 Flag of Spain.svg M Granollers
Flag of Argentina.svg H Zeballos
4 611
Flag of Uruguay.svg P Cuevas
Flag of Argentina.svg G Pella
75 6 Flag of Uruguay.svg P Cuevas
Flag of Argentina.svg G Pella
4 65
Flag of New Zealand.svg M Daniell
Flag of Austria.svg P Oswald
4 4 6 Flag of Spain.svg M Granollers
Flag of Argentina.svg H Zeballos
64 7
6 Flag of Spain.svg M Granollers
Flag of Argentina.svg H Zeballos
66

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Flag of Germany.svg K Krawietz
Flag of Germany.svg A Mies
3 67
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg A Bublik
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg M Kukushkin
679 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg A Bublik
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg M Kukushkin
6367
WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg L Hewitt
Flag of Australia (converted).svg J Thompson
2 3 WC Flag of South Korea.svg J-s Nam
Flag of South Korea.svg M-k Song
774 5
WC Flag of South Korea.svg J-s Nam
Flag of South Korea.svg M-k Song
66 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg A Bublik
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg M Kukushkin
66
Flag of the United States.svg S Johnson
Flag of the United States.svg S Querrey
6966 Flag of the United States.svg S Johnson
Flag of the United States.svg S Querrey
4 2
Alt Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg C-p Hsieh
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Y-h Lu
7114 4 Flag of the United States.svg S Johnson
Flag of the United States.svg S Querrey
4 77714
Flag of Poland.svg H Hurkacz
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg V Pospisil
4 4 14 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg J Murray
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg N Skupski
665612
14 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg J Murray
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg N Skupski
66 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg A Bublik
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg M Kukushkin
787
10 Flag of Croatia.svg M Pavić
Flag of Brazil.svg B Soares
777WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg J Duckworth
Flag of Australia (converted).svg M Polmans
665
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg L Bambridge
Flag of Japan.svg B McLachlan
645 10 Flag of Croatia.svg M Pavić
Flag of Brazil.svg B Soares
776
Flag of India.svg D Sharan
Flag of New Zealand.svg A Sitak
67 Flag of India.svg D Sharan
Flag of New Zealand.svg A Sitak
623
Flag of Spain.svg P Carreño Busta
Flag of Portugal.svg J Sousa
4 5 10 Flag of Croatia.svg M Pavić
Flag of Brazil.svg B Soares
62669
WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg J Duckworth
Flag of Australia (converted).svg M Polmans
777WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg J Duckworth
Flag of Australia (converted).svg M Polmans
772 711
WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg A Harris
Flag of Australia (converted).svg C O'Connell
645 WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg J Duckworth
Flag of Australia (converted).svg M Polmans
76
Flag of Italy.svg M Cecchinato
Flag of Serbia.svg L Đere
3 665 Flag of the Netherlands.svg W Koolhof
Flag of Croatia.svg N Mektić
5 3
5 Flag of the Netherlands.svg W Koolhof
Flag of Croatia.svg N Mektić
678

Bottom half

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 Flag of Australia (converted).svg J Peers
Flag of New Zealand.svg M Venus
76
Flag of Denmark.svg F Nielsen
Flag of Germany.svg T Pütz
5 3 7 Flag of Australia (converted).svg J Peers
Flag of New Zealand.svg M Venus
61 710
Flag of Slovenia.svg A Bedene
Flag of Uruguay.svg A Behar
3 2 Flag of Argentina.svg F Delbonis
Flag of Argentina.svg L Mayer
3 667
Flag of Argentina.svg F Delbonis
Flag of Argentina.svg L Mayer
667 Flag of Australia (converted).svg J Peers
Flag of New Zealand.svg M Venus
4 67
Flag of El Salvador.svg M Arévalo
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg J O'Mara
66 Flag of El Salvador.svg M Arévalo
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg J O'Mara
679
Flag of Bolivia.svg H Dellien
Flag of Argentina.svg JI Londero
3 2 Flag of El Salvador.svg M Arévalo
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg J O'Mara
5 7713
Flag of the Netherlands.svg S Arends
Flag of Lithuania.svg R Berankis
2 776512 Flag of Austria.svg J Melzer
Flag of France.svg É Roger-Vasselin
75 611
12 Flag of Austria.svg J Melzer
Flag of France.svg É Roger-Vasselin
662710 Flag of El Salvador.svg M Arévalo
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg J O'Mara
3 2
13 Flag of the United States.svg B Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg M Bryan
63 64 Flag of Croatia.svg I Dodig
Flag of Slovakia.svg F Polášek
66
Flag of India.svg R Bopanna
Flag of Japan.svg Y Uchiyama
1 63 13 Flag of the United States.svg B Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg M Bryan
776
Flag of the United States.svg T Fritz
Flag of the United States.svg T Paul
65 3 Flag of Colombia.svg JS Cabal
Flag of Spain.svg J Munar
654
Flag of Colombia.svg JS Cabal
Flag of Spain.svg J Munar
3 7613 Flag of the United States.svg B Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg M Bryan
3 4
Flag of Australia (converted).svg C Guccione
Flag of Australia (converted).svg M Reid
664 Flag of Croatia.svg I Dodig
Flag of Slovakia.svg F Polášek
66
Flag of Spain.svg M López
Flag of Spain.svg A Ramos Viñolas
4 3 Flag of Australia (converted).svg C Guccione
Flag of Australia (converted).svg M Reid
3 4
WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg B Ellis
Flag of Australia (converted).svg A Popyrin
6113 4 Flag of Croatia.svg I Dodig
Flag of Slovakia.svg F Polášek
66
4 Flag of Croatia.svg I Dodig
Flag of Slovakia.svg F Polášek
7136

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 Flag of the Netherlands.svg J-J Rojer
Flag of Romania.svg H Tecău
63 6
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg D Inglot
Flag of Pakistan.svg A-u-H Qureshi
1 62 8 Flag of the Netherlands.svg J-J Rojer
Flag of Romania.svg H Tecău
6264
WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg M Purcell
Flag of Australia (converted).svg L Saville
66WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg M Purcell
Flag of Australia (converted).svg L Saville
774 6
Flag of Russia.svg A Rublev
Flag of Belarus.svg A Vasilevski
3 2 WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg M Purcell
Flag of Australia (converted).svg L Saville
67
Flag of Argentina.svg A Molteni
Flag of Monaco.svg H Nys
4 67 Flag of Argentina.svg A Molteni
Flag of Monaco.svg H Nys
3 5
WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg A Bolt
Flag of Australia (converted).svg M Ebden
64 5 Flag of Argentina.svg A Molteni
Flag of Monaco.svg H Nys
6566
Flag of Serbia.svg M Kecmanović
Flag of Norway.svg C Ruud
2 63 9 Flag of South Africa.svg R Klaasen
Flag of Austria.svg O Marach
773 4
9 Flag of South Africa.svg R Klaasen
Flag of Austria.svg O Marach
64 6WC Flag of Australia (converted).svg M Purcell
Flag of Australia (converted).svg L Saville
66
16 Flag of the United States.svg A Krajicek
Flag of Croatia.svg F Škugor
6646 Flag of Mexico.svg S González
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg K Skupski
2 4
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg R Jebavý
Flag of Slovakia.svg I Zelenay
4 773 16 Flag of the United States.svg A Krajicek
Flag of Croatia.svg F Škugor
776
Flag of France.svg G Barrère
Flag of France.svg A Mannarino
64 6 Flag of France.svg G Barrère
Flag of France.svg A Mannarino
654
Flag of France.svg U Humbert
Flag of the United States.svg F Tiafoe
2 62 16 Flag of the United States.svg A Krajicek
Flag of Croatia.svg F Škugor
3 4
Flag of South Korea.svg S-w Kwon
Flag of Australia (converted).svg J Millman
64 64 Flag of Mexico.svg S González
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg K Skupski
66
Flag of Mexico.svg S González
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg K Skupski
4 6710 Flag of Mexico.svg S González
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg K Skupski
777
Flag of Argentina.svg G Durán
Flag of Argentina.svg D Schwartzman
3 2 2 Flag of Poland.svg Ł Kubot
Flag of Brazil.svg M Melo
5 64
2 Flag of Poland.svg Ł Kubot
Flag of Brazil.svg M Melo
66

Other entry information

Wild cards

Alternate pairs

Withdrawals

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