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Wimbledon 2021: Alfie Hewett & Gordon Reid win fourth men’s wheelchair doubles title

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Gordon Reid and Alfie HewettHewett and Reid also won the 2021 Australian Open and French Open titles

Wimbledon 2021 on the BBC
Venue: All England Club Dates: 28 June-11 July
Coverage: Live across BBC TV, radio and online with extensive coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app. Full details here

British pair Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid have won a fourth Wimbledon men's wheelchair doubles title, beating the Netherlands' Tom Egberink and Belgium's Joachim Gerard 7-5 6-2.

Hewett, 23, and Reid, 29, took an early lead in both sets, edging a tight first set before a more commanding performance in the second.

The top seeds claimed their 12th Grand Slam title as a pairing.

Hewett said: "To get our fourth title is something we're really happy about."

Jordanne Whiley and Yui KamijiJordanne Whiley and Yui Kamiji win a fifth Wimbledon title

There was further success for Britain's Jordanne Whiley, partnering Japan's Yui Kamiji in the women's wheelchair doubles, winning a fifth Wimbledon title together, and their 12th as a pairing.

They beat South Africa's Kgothatso Montjane and fellow Briton Lucy Shuker 6-0 7-6 (7-0), dominating in the first set and running away with the second-set tie-break.

Whiley said: "It's such a special tournament for both of us. I know it's difficult because there's two Brits and you want us both to win."

Australian Dylan Alcott sealed a second Wimbledon quad wheelchair singles title with a 6-2 6-2 win over Sam Schroder of the Netherlands.

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Comment posted by John Jones, today at 11:20John Jones

11:20Well done to these fine athletes00P

Comment posted by phil easton, today at 10:44phil easton

10:44Alfie Hewett’s disability is under investigation that he may have an unfair advantage over his competitors, he competes in a wheelchair for gods sake, do you think that he uses a wheelchair for fun, shame on whoever is responsible for this investigation. Please correct me if I have this story wrong !!!!!!!!11W

Comment posted by Wren, today at 10:16Wren

10:16Congratulations guys.heck of an achievement.01M

Comment posted by mark, today at 08:50mark

08:50Well done. Do we get a bank holiday now?22J

Comment posted by JARK, today at 08:07JARK

08:07Well done to you both!🇬🇧31S

Comment posted by sparetyre, today at 00:46sparetyre

00:46I’m not a tennis fan, and to be honest I’m somewhat annoyed that BBC coverage means I’m missing Doctors and Pointless, but it’s great to read of British success in any sport, even if it’s not one I follow. Congratulations to Alfie Hewett, Gordon Reid and Jordanne Whiley.41J

Reply posted by JARK, today at 08:06JARK

08:06to sparetyre"I’m not a tennis fan, and to be honest I’m somewhat annoyed that BBC coverage means I’m missing Doctors and Pointless, but it’s great to read of British success in any sport, even if it’s not one I follow. Congratulations to Alfie Hewett, Gordon Reid and Jordanne Whiley."JARK replied: You can always watch your programme on iplayer or record it.12More replies (1)downS

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Comment posted by Sycamorey, today at 00:26Sycamorey

00:26Brilliant match!

Why don’t they get equality with the main draw? Paid less than a first round loser.

Without doubles, wheelchair and kids there would only be one match Saturday and one on Sunday. Tickets would have to be much cheaper.

Come on Grand Slam committees….you keep SAYING you have equality… now DO IT

Round for round pay should be same for singles, doubles and wheelchair.202M

Comment posted by Mido12, at 22:30 10 JulMido12

22:30 10 JulContratulations!51J

Comment posted by james, at 22:12 10 Juljames

22:12 10 JulEpic stuff!!! Congrats 👍👍👍71J

Comment posted by Jacks Sock, at 22:09 10 JulJacks Sock

22:09 10 JulVery well done!61A

Comment posted by a_b_manyowa, at 21:52 10 Jula_b_manyowa

21:52 10 JulWell done lads 🏆71D

Comment posted by Dad, at 21:39 10 JulDad

21:39 10 JulWhy no clips ?61B

Comment posted by Bethnby, at 21:35 10 JulBethnby

21:35 10 JulWell done Alfie and Gordon!101L

Comment posted by lancsbob, at 21:21 10 Jullancsbob

21:21 10 JulFantastic result!81P

Comment posted by Paul Driscoll, at 21:13 10 JulPaul Driscoll

21:13 10 JulVery well done gentlemen very well done141B

Comment posted by bracken, at 21:07 10 Julbracken

21:07 10 JulWell done guys. Lots of training and commitment and you’ve got a great result141S

Comment posted by seymour, at 20:40 10 Julseymour

20:40 10 Jul🤦🏻‍♂️03G

Comment posted by Grommit, at 20:14 10 JulGrommit

20:14 10 JulAlthough I hate tennis, it’s nice to see 2 Brits winning, instead of losing n blaming an injury, or “falling ill” because they’re losing. At least the telly will get back to normal now.917Removed commentMore replies (3)downW

Comment posted by whyisstephmcgovernstaringatme, at 19:37 10 Julwhyisstephmcgovernstaringatme

19:37 10 Jul12 Grand Slam events won (not 12 Grand Slams, come on BBC must try better) including 4 Wimbledons.

Yet it’s the BBC’s darling Andy Murray with 3 measily grand slam events won that has 2 SPOTY awards and a knighthood. There is no justice in the world.730J

Reply posted by Jacks Sock, at 22:08 10 JulJacks Sock

22:08 10 Julto whyisstephmcgovernstaringatme"12 Grand Slam events won (not 12 Grand Slams, come on BBC must try better) including 4 Wimbledons.Yet it’s the BBC’s darling Andy Murray with 3 measily grand slam events won that has 2 SPOTY awards and a knighthood. There is no justice in the world."Jacks Sock replied: No such thing as a ‘measly’ slam.81S

Comment posted by specificnotpacific, at 19:01 10 Julspecificnotpacific

19:01 10 JulAnother one to add to the collection! Great for British sport. Should be on a show court, as should the fabulous quad final yesterday.183More commentsBack to topunknown
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