Nicolas Peifer and Stephane Houdet triumphed in the men's wheelchair doubles final ©Getty Images

France's Stephane Houdet and Nicolas Peifer celebrated claiming the men's wheelchair doubles title after a strong performance in the final at the Australian Open today.

The duo triumphed against the top seed pairing of Britain's Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett in straight sets.

Houdet and Peifer won the opening set 6-4 to take control against the British pair, who are the reigning Wimbledon and US Open champions.

The French pairing maintained the momentum in the second set, breaking their opponents twice to complete a 6-4, 6-2 victory.

Marjolein Buis of The Netherlands and Japan's Yui Kamiji eased to victory in the women's doubles final.

They stormed to the opening set 6-0 against the Dutch pairing of Diede De Groot and Aniek Van Koot.

Marjolein Buis and Yui Kamiji eased to the women's doubles crown ©Getty Images
Marjolein Buis and Yui Kamiji eased to the women's doubles crown ©Getty Images

While they met firmer resistance in the second set, Buis and Kamiji remained in control and wrapped up a 6-0, 6-2 win.

There was a clash between home favourites Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson in the quad singles competition, with the former winning the Australia Day showdown.

Alcott took the opening set without dropping a game, before going on to seal a 6-0, 6-2 win against Davidson, whom he won the quad doubles title with yesterday.

 The Australian will take on top seeded American David Wagner in tomorrow’s final.