Brits Jamie Murray and Joe Salisbury set to go head to head in US Open men’s doubles final

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British duo Joe Salisbury and Jamie Murray will face off in the final of the men’s doubles at the US Open.

The pair both won their semi-final matches on Thursday to setup a showdown in the final of the tournament in New York.

Salisbury and his partner Rajeev Ram were the first to make the final following their straight sets win over American pair Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson 7-6 (7-5) 6-4.

Murray and his partner, Brazilian Bruno Soares, made harder work of their match but they progressed to the final after beating Australian John Peers and Slovak Filip Polasek 6-3 3-6 6-4.

Brits Murray and Salisbury will now face each other in the final at Flushing Meadows, with both of them eyeing Grand Slam glory.

“We are super-happy to win,” said Murray. “It’s an amazing opportunity to play in a Grand Slam final again - that’s for us what tennis is about and we can’t wait.”

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