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Norfolk wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett wins singles and doubles titles at US Open

Alfie Hewett has now won two Grand Slam titles. Credit: PA

Norfolk's Alfie Hewett is celebrating after winning both the men's singles and men's doubles wheelchair tennis titles at the US Open.

The 20-year-old beat Japanese top seed Shingo Kunieda 6-3 7-5 in New York on Sunday - just a day after taking the doubles event alongside partner Gordon Reid.

The triumph means Hewett has now won two Grand Slam singles titles, following his victory at the French Open in 2017.

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Hewett had endured a nightmare journey to New York, after two of his flights from Chicago Airport were cancelled and he had to sleep on the floor.

The Norwich City fan had endured a tough start to 2018, only winning one singles match in three grand slams, but has now rediscovered the form that saw him become world number one at the turn of the year.