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Former Tiger Joe Salisbury defending Australian Open doubles title

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 19, 2021 7:26 PM CT | Published: February 19, 2021 6:50 PM CT
<strong>Britain's Joe Salisbury (left) and partner Rajeev Ram of the U.S. hold their trophy aloft after winning the men's doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championship on Feb. 2, 2020. On Saturday, Feb. 20, the two will defend their title.</strong> (Lee Jin-man/Associated Press file)

Britain's Joe Salisbury (left) and partner Rajeev Ram of the U.S. hold their trophy aloft after winning the men's doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championship on Feb. 2, 2020. On Saturday, Feb. 20, the two will defend their title. (Lee Jin-man/Associated Press file)

Salisbury, who played at Memphis from 2010 to 2014, and Rajeev Ram, the fifth seeds, will face the No. 9 seeded pair on Saturday. 

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Danielle Lerner

Danielle Lerner

Danielle Lerner covers Tigers basketball for the Daily Memphian. She previously covered college hoops at The Athletic and the Louisville Courier-Journal, where she also wrote about professional soccer, horse racing, college football and, occasionally, tacos.


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