5 greatest men's doubles in Tennis history

Apart from the individual greatness ever produced in the history of tennis, some great pairs have played the game. Here are some of the greatest men's doubles in Tennis history.

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Apart from the individual greatness ever produced in the history of tennis, some great pairs have played the game. These iconic pairs have registered their names in the historic partnerships in tennis history, producing some memorable and outstanding performances. 

Having said that, here we’ll have a look at the 5 greatest doubles pairs who have ever graced the court in the history of tennis. The list includes some of the names who have achieved great heights as an individual in tennis history. 

Here are the greatest men's doubles in Tennis history:

1. Bryan Brothers – Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan (16 Major Titles, Helped the USA win the 2007 Davis Cup) 

 Bryan Brothers – Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan

Two of the most brilliant greats who ever played tennis for America, Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan made one of the unforgettable and greatest pairs in the history of men’s doubles. A lot of tennis experts named it as a perfect pair in the men’s doubles as Mike was right-handed, with having Bob was a left-hander. 

The Bob-Mike duo was the top-ranked men’s doubles pair at the end of the year on 10 occasions. Apart from that, they also clinched the title 16 Major titles in men’s doubles competition. The Bryan brothers undoubtedly made the top-rated and greatest pair in history. 

2. John McEnroe-Peter Fleming (7 Major Doubles Titles and Helped the USA win 3 Davis Cups)

 John McEnroe-Peter Fleming

Two of the all-time tennis greats who represented America at the highest level of the game, John McEnroe and Peter Fleming were a part of one of the greatest ever pair in the men’s doubles history. The duo dominated the court over the years with their brilliant excellence and outstanding performances in major tournaments. 

Expressing his respect towards John McEnroe, Peter Fleming named their pair, “John McEnroe plus one”, which was quite a bit of a ‘self shrinking’ statement by a man who himself is a tennis great. McEnroe-Fleming pair had won 7 Major titles in men’s doubles competition, alongside guiding USA to clinch the title in three Davis Cups. 

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3. “The Woodie” Duo – Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde (11 Major Titles, helped Australia win Davis Cup 1999)

 “The Woodie” Duo – Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde  

Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde were two of the great individual tennis stars who had produced some great performances in the men’s singles competitions. Later in their career, Todd and Mark made one of the finest men’s doubles pairs who dominated the court in a lot of major men’s doubles competitions. 

Owing to their great performances and amazing camaraderie, the pair of Todd and Mark was named ‘The Woodies’. They won 11 Major titles in the men’s doubles competitions and also guided Australia to win the Davis Cup 25 years back in the year 1999. 

4. Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka (Olympic Gold in Beijing 2008 and Davis Cup for Switzerland in 2014) 

 Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka

The 20-time Grand Slam title winner Roger Federer has the second-highest number of men’s singles titles, winning 103 singles across different competitions. Apart from achieving higher individual accolades, Federer had also a claim to fame in his career in the men’s doubles. The former Swiss great made a great pair with his compatriot Stan Wawrinka. 

Notably, Wawrinka also won 3 Grand Slam titles in his professional tennis career in the men’s singles category. The Federer-Wawrinka duo’s biggest achievement was when they won a gold medal in the men’s doubles competition at the Beijing Olympics 2008. After 6years of winning the Olympic gold, the duo helped Switzerland to win the Davis Cup edition of 2014. 

5. Murray Brothers – Andy Murray and Jamie Murray (Helped Great Britain win Davis Cup 2015) 

 Murray Brothers – Andy Murray and Jamie Murray

The former World No. 1 and 3-time Grand Slam title winner Andy Murray was one of the most consistent performers of his era. Apart from earning a big name and fame in the men’s singles, Andy also made an outstanding men’s doubles pair with his younger brother Jamie Murray. 

Jamie was one of the most successful players in the men’s doubles. He won 7 Grand Slam titles in doubles, which included 5 titles in mixed doubles and two titles in the men’s doubles category. Apart from that, Jamie also helped Great Britain to win the Davis Cup 2015 when he was paired with his elder brother Andy Murray. They can be ranked fifth in this list 5 greatest men’s doubles pairs in history.