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Mektic/Pavic are the highest seeds
In a stacked US Open draw, the world’s main doubles groups are out to cease high seeds Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic from capturing a tenth tour-level title of the season.
Main the cost in New York would be the 2019 US Open champions Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah. The fifth seeds, who reached the semi-finals in Cincinnati earlier this month, are aiming to clinch their third main crown, having additionally triumphed at Wimbledon in 2019. Cabal and Farah will start their US Open marketing campaign towards Polish crew Hubert Hurkacz and Szymon Walkow.
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The favourites for the title on the Flushing Meadows are Croatians Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic. The pair has gained 9 tour-level trophies this season of their first 12 months collectively, together with three ATP Masters 1000 crowns, Wimbledon and an Olympic gold medal. They may face American wild playing cards Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow within the first spherical.
Spanish-Argentine tandem Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos arrive in type. The second seeds gained their fourth Masters 1000 title in Cincinnati after advancing to the Wimbledon last in July. Granollers and Zeballos, who begin towards Argentine duo Facundo Bagnis and Federico Delbonis, have fond recollections on the US Open, the place they loved a run to the championship match in 2019.
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Frenchmen Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert have a robust pedigree at majors, triumphing as soon as on the Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open and twice at Roland Garros. The third seeds, who gained the title in New York in 2015, will probably be aiming to seize their third tour-level trophy of the season within the subsequent fortnight.
Fourth seeds Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury superior to the final 4 on the US Open final 12 months and enter with momentum. The American-British tandem clinched their maiden Masters 1000 title as a crew in Toronto in August and will probably be concentrating on a second main trophy within the subsequent fortnight, after profitable the Australian Open in 2020.