Newcombe Medal, classified as the highest honor in Australian Tennis has been taken over by the first wheelchair sport star – Dylan Alcott, getting his name inked in sports history for the valuable achievement. The world Number one and triple Olympic gold medallist joined grand slam champions have collaborated with Lleyton Hewitt and Samantha Stosur, in the wake of accepting his honor from John Newcombe at Melbourne’s Crown Palladium on Monday night.
Despite of the fact that, Alcott after being slighted last year from a nomination of two grand slam accomplishers, he may not possibly be deprived for another time after 2016 in which he won singles and doubles gold in Rio and was delegated as Australia’s Paralympian of the Year. Alcott successfully guarded his Australian Open title.
Dylan Alcott, in order to win the world team cup in Tokyo had associated himself with Victorian Heath Davidson and win other titles in Sydney, Japan Open, France and Brisbane. As per Dylan Alcott, as told to The Australian said that, his desire is to be a role model for people with disability who can bring positivity in them and also suggested that there is a need for other people’s too as role models for such kind of people.