US Open 2017: Alfie Hewett & Gordon Reid make wheelchair singles semi-finals

Alfie Hewett
Hewett is playing in his first US Open at the age of 19
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Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 28 Aug-10 Sept
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British doubles partners Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid will face each other in the semi-finals of the US Open men's wheelchair singles on Saturday.

Hewett, who will partner Reid in the men's doubles final on the same day, beat Japan's Shingo Kunieda 4-6 6-4 6-3 in his singles quarter-final.

Reid, seeded second, overcame Belgium's Joachim Gerard 6-7 (5-7) 6-4 6-1.

But Lucy Shuker lost to doubles partner Yui Kamiji 6-1 6-0 in 48 minutes in the women's singles quarter-finals.

Fellow Briton Andy Lapthorne lost his second round-robin match in the quad singles, slipping to a 6-2 6-4 defeat by American David Wagner.

However Lapthorne, who will team up with Wagner in the quad doubles final on Saturday, could still reach his second US Open quad singles final by beating Bryan Barten of the US in his third and last round-robin match.

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