24 June 2013 | Tennis Australia

Australia’s number one wheelchair tennis player, Ben Weekes, has claimed his second doubles title in as many weeks with partner Takashi Sanada (Japan) at the Busan Open. Defeating top seeds Saida/Miki (Japan) in the final 6-2 6-4.

Weekes, ranked 16 in the world, also made it through to the singles final in Busan won by top seed Satoshi Saida of Japan 6-4 6-1.

“I was happy to continue to produce my best tennis here in Busan after so many weeks on the road. I was happy to make the singles final and is always great to team up with (Takashi) Sanada in the doubles and winning our second title in a row against the top seeds was a great feeling.”

This completed a five-week tour including leading the Australian men’s team to winning the World Group 2 at the World Team Cup event in Turkey, a doubles final appearance at Korea Open, singles semi-finalist and doubles winner at the Daegu Open and singles quarter-finalist at the Japan and Korea Opens.