British tennis star Neal Skupski has achieved a lot in his illustrious career. The doubles specialist was born on December 1, 1992, and turned pro back in 2013. Neal is the younger brother of renowned tennis player Ken Skupski Jr.
Neal made a name for himself in the field of tennis at a young age. He played college tennis at the Louisiana State University, where he also attained a degree in sports administration. Skupski won his first-ever ATP World Tour title at the Open Sud de France, partnering with his elder brother Ken.
Neal Skupski’s parents and nationality: All you need to know
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. Neal’s elder brother, Ken Skupski Jr. is a fantastic tennis player as well.
Ken won his first two ATP tournaments and broke into the world’s top 50 doubles players back in 2009. Before partnering with his brother, Ken had a great stint at the court with other renowned tennis stars as well. Ken Skupski and his then partner, Colin Fleming, defeated the world’s no. 1 ranked doubles pair, Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan, at the Queen’s Club tournament in 2009.
Neal Skupski’s coach
Neal took part in a few matches in 2010 and 2011, after which he decided to take a full year out to finish off his degree. He initially played on the Futures and Challenger Tours. Like his brother, Neal partnered with a number of players before partnering with his brother Ken in March 2013.
Neal Skupski has been coached by Louis Cayer. The British tennis player’s favorite shot is the forehand volley and like many other tennis players, he idealizes Pete Sampras and Roger Federer.
Neal Skupski’s girlfriend
Neal Skupski got engaged with Cambri Prevost back in 2015. The two have been together ever since then and Cambri has been spotted many a time supporting her partner on the court. The two are yet to announce the date of their wedding.