GB’s Hewett & Reid win Australian Open wheelchair doubles titleon February 16, 2021 at 4:23 am

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Britons Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid beat Stephane Houdet and Nicolas Peifer to defend their Australian Open men’s wheelchair doubles title.

Alfie Hewett (left) and Gordon Reid

The top seeds came through 7-5 7-6 (7-3) in a repeat of last year’s final.

Hewett will later face Joachim Gerard in the wheelchair singles final.

Britain’s Andy Lapthorne and American David Wagner lost the quads doubles final to Australian pair Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson.

Three-time defending champions Alcott and Davidson won 6-2 3-6 10-7.

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