US Open: Alfie Hewett, Gordon Reid and Jordanne Whiley attain wheelchair semi-finals

Alfie Hewett
Alfie Hewett gained the US Open wheelchair singles title in 2018 and 2019
Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Date: 30 August-12 September
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Second seed Alfie Hewett and fellow Briton Gordon Reid reached the semi-finals of the lads’s wheelchair singles occasion on the US Open, whereas Jordanne Whiley progressed within the ladies’s draw.

French Open champion Hewett defeated Frenchman Nicolas Peifer 7-5 6-2 and can face Argentine Gustavo Fernandez.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic bronze medallist Reid beat Dutchman Tom Egberink 6-1 6-4 and meets prime seed Shingo Kunieda subsequent.

In the meantime, Whiley overcame Japan’s Momoko Ohtani in three units.

Ohtani gained the second set to degree the match, however Whiley responded to win 6-1 5-7 6-3 and arrange a ladies’s semi-final in opposition to Japanese second seed Yui Kamiji – the Briton’s doubles associate – or South Africa’s Kgothatso Montjane.

5-time Grand Slam singles champion Hewett – a two-time winner on the US Open – edged a decent first set earlier than recording 4 breaks of serve on his method to sealing the second in opposition to Peifer.

Ought to he and doubles associate Reid win their respective semi-finals, it might arrange a repeat of final week’s Paralympic bronze medal showdown – a match Reid described as “essentially the most tough” he has performed.

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