Gordon Reid has just made Wimbledon history

Everyone may be talking about Andy Murray at Wimbledon – but there’s already a British men’s singles champion. Gordon Reid has just made Wimbledon history by winning the first ever men’s wheelchair singles competition.

There’s not been a wheelchair singles category until this year. The 24-year-old beat Sweden’s Stefan Olsson in straight sets in todays final. Reid also took the doubles title on Saturday with partner Alfie Hewett, 18.

Aged 24 and from Dunbarton, Gordon Reid has the spinal cord condition transverse myelitis. He took up wheelchair tennis at the age of 14.

He’s now looking ahead to Rio after qualifying for the Paralympics in Brazil in September.

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