Shingo Kunieda reached the men's singles final ©Getty Images

Top seed Shingo Kunieda triumphed in a three set match against Sweden’s Stefan Olsson to reach the US Open Wheelchair Championships men’s final in St Louis.

The Japanese star made an impressive start to the semi-final at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in Missouri.

He claimed the opening set 6-2 against Olsson to move closer to reaching the final.

Olsson responded impressively in the second, which he claimed 6-3 to take the match into a decider.

Kunieda regained the momentum at the right time, as the top seed dominated the final set to win 6-2, 3-6, 6-0.

He will now meet second seed Alfie Hewett in the final, as the British player overcame Belgium’s Joachim Gerard.

Hewett earned a 6-4, 7-6 victory over his opponent.

Dutch world number one Diede de Groot suffered defeat in her women’s semi-final against her compatriot Aniek van Koot.

Van Koot clinched a 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 win in the semi-final match.

Aniek van Koot reached the women's singles final ©Getty Images
Aniek van Koot reached the women's singles final ©Getty Images

Second seed Yui Kamiji will take on the Dutch player in the final, as the Japanese star beat Italy’s Giulia Capocci.

United States’ David Wagner came from a set down to book his place in the quads final, as the top seed beat Australia’s Heath Davidson 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Britain’s Andy Lapthorne also beat Australian opposition, as he claimed a 6-4, 6-3 win over Dylan Alcott.

The last Super Series event of the season concludes tomorrow.

It is a warm-up tournament for the US Open, the final Grand Slam competition of the year.