GB’s Hewett & Reid win tenth Grand Slam in a row


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Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid
Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid are essentially the most profitable males’s wheelchair doubles partnership on the French Open
Dates: 22 Might-5 June Venue: Roland Garros, Paris
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Britain’s Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid claimed their tenth Grand Slam title in a row with victory within the males’s wheelchair doubles on the French Open.

The highest seeds beat Argentina’s Gustavo Fernandez and Shingo Kunieda of Japan 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (7-5) on the Paris clay.

The pair have received the doubles title at Roland Garros for the previous three years and clinched the Australian Open title earlier this yr.

Hewett and Reid haven’t misplaced a Slam last collectively since Wimbledon in 2019.

The match had been as a result of be performed on Saturday however was delayed due to rain.

Hewett and Reid accomplished the calendar Grand Slam – successful all 4 Slams in a single yr – in 2021.

They’ve now received 15 Grand Slam titles collectively since first teaming up at Wimbledon in 2016.

“It was in all probability among the greatest wheelchair tennis we might have placed on at present,” Hewett stated.

“Now I am wanting ahead to the grass-court season forward.”

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