Today's Archive Hour story takes us back 10 years to the story of a young Helensburgh wheelchair tennis star who seemed destined for great things after retaining his singles and doubles titles at an under-18 junior masters tournament in France.

Here's how we reported on Gordon Reid's success in the Advertiser on February 5, 2009...

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WHEELCHAIR tennis ace Gordon Reid of Helensburgh defended his singles and doubles titles at the Under-18 Cruyff Foundation International Wheelchair Tennis Junior Masters tournament held in Tarbes, France.

Reid, who is currently UK No 1 at both senior and junior level, retained his boy’s singles title on Sunday by beating Dutchman Tom Egberink in straight sets for the second successive year.

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In the final, 16-year-old Egberink double-faulted in the first game as Reid established the first break.

Reid had another break point that would have given him a 3-0 lead, but Egberink held on until Reid converted the second of three break points in the seventh game.

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Seventeen-year-old Reid partnered fellow Briton Philip Cochrane to win the boy’s doubles on Saturday afternoon.

The top seeds beat Egberink and Argentina’s Gustavo Fernandez 6-2, 6-4 to give Reid his third successive Junior Masters boys’ doubles title.