British duo Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid claim the French Open men’s wheelchair doubles title for their 10th consecutive Grand Slam doubles crown at Roland Garros
Last Updated: 05/06/22 2:24pm
Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid won the men’s wheelchair doubles to hand Britain belated success at the French Open.
The top seeds defended their title with a 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (7-5) victory over Shingo Kunieda and Gustavo Fernandez for a 10th consecutive Grand Slam doubles crown.
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The match was due to take place on Saturday but was postponed due to rain.
Hewett, 24, from Norwich, said: “What a battle that was out there today.
“It was probably some of the best wheelchair tennis we could have put on today. Now I’m looking forward to the grass-court season ahead.”
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Scot Reid, 30, added: “Thanks to Alfie as always, he worked hard for me today.
“I’d like to say a big thanks to our team. They do a lot of work behind the scenes to help us perform well.”