Alfie Hewett beaten in wheelchair tennis doubles final at Wimbledon
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There was disappointment for Norfolk wheelchair tennis player Alfie Hewett as the 21-year-old lost out in the final of the doubles alongside Gordon Reid.
The British pair lost in straight sets to Joachim Gerard and Stefan Olsson 6-4 6-2.
Hewett, from Cantley, and Reid were looking for their four successive title but they were out-played by Belgium's Gerard and Sweden's Olsson in a repeat of the 2018 final at SW19.
"They fully deserved that win and I hope they celebrate well tonight," said Hewett. "To play on Court Three when we thought we were on Court 14 last night is amazing."
Reid, 27, added: "Congratulations from us to Stefan and Jo, they played a great match.
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"A big thanks to Wimbledon and the LTA, they have helped grow the game. But most of all a massive thanks to everyone for filling the seats today, especially my crew in the corner."
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