Hewett beats Fernandez to win singles Masters-ZoomTech News

Alfie Hewett received singles titles on the Australian Open and US Open in 2023

Britain’s Alfie Hewett accomplished a double on the Wheelchair Tennis Masters in Barcelona with success within the singles last.

Hewett, the world quantity two, got here by way of 4-6 6-1 6-3 in opposition to Argentina’s world quantity three Gustavo Fernandez.

It meant the 25-year-old will finish the season as world primary.

“It was one in all my targets,” stated Hewett. “Once I sat down at first of the 12 months I stated I wished to complete the 12 months as primary.”

It was a second title of the week for Hewett, who additionally partnered fellow Briton Gordon Reid to victory within the doubles last on Saturday.

The 18-time Grand Slam winners got here from a set and 2-0 down in opposition to Fernandez and Spain’s Martin de la Puente, the defending champions, to first degree the match after which win 10-6 in a championship tie-break for his or her third Masters title.

It was additionally a 3rd Masters singles title for Hewett after victories in 2017 and 2021 and his seventh singles crown of 2023.

“I am clearly tremendous completely satisfied” he added on his success and primary rating.

“To have the ability to say we did it’s one thing I am extraordinarily happy with – and to win the Masters singles title on the similar time is an much more particular feeling”.

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