Australian Open 2024 results: Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid win in wheelchair singles and doubles-ZoomTech News

Britain’s Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid progressed with wins within the males’s wheelchair singles and doubles on the Australian Open on Wednesday.

Singles prime seed Hewett beat Chile’s Alexander Cataldo 6-0 6-2 within the quarter-finals, whereas fourth seed Reid beat Dutchman Tom Egberink 7-5 6-2.

The Britons, who may meet within the singles last, later teamed as much as attain the doubles semi-finals in Melbourne.

In the meantime, Andy Lapthorne superior within the quad doubles however misplaced in singles.

He was overwhelmed 6-1 6-0 within the singles quarter-finals by Dutch second seed Sam Schroder however gained 6-0 6-1 alongside American David Wagner in opposition to Turkey’s Ali Ataman and Brazil’s Ymanitu Silva to achieve the doubles semi-finals.

There have been additionally defeats for compatriots Lucy Shuker within the girls’s wheelchair doubles and Gregory Slade within the quad doubles.

Eight-time Grand Slam singles champion Hewett, who gained his solely Australian Open title final 12 months, was glad to wrap up his singles quarter-final win in 51 minutes with temperatures reaching 29C.

“It was a great match on my behalf, particularly with at this time’s scorching situations. You wish to spend as little time on court docket as potential,” stated 26-year-old Hewett, who will face Belgium’s Joachim Gerard subsequent.

Former Australian Open champion Reid, 32, will face 17-year-old Japanese second seed Tokito Oda within the semi-finals.

Hewett and Reid, who’ve gained 18 Grand Slam doubles titles collectively, bought their newest marketing campaign off to a profitable begin with a 6-1 6-0 win over Australian pairing Anderson Parker and Ben Weekes.

The four-time defending champions will face Japanese duo Daisuke Arai and Takashi Sanada for a spot within the last.

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