Wheelchair tennis player Gustavo Fernández and discus thrower Akeem Stewart are among the nominees for the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) Best Male Athlete of August award.
Gustavo Fernández's pursuit of a calendar year grand slam at the US Open wheelchair event came to an end after he was beaten in the semi-final by French veteran Stéphane Houdet.
Gustavo Fernández remains on course to complete a calendar year grand slam at the US Open wheelchair event, having reached the semi-finals with victory over Stefan Olsson of Sweden.
Argentina's Gustavo Fernández and Dylan Alcott of Australia will aim to make history by completing the calendar year grand slam at the US Open wheelchair event in New York.
The Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) have unveiled the nominees for their July Athlete of the Month award.
Fernández and Kunieda through to men's singles semi-finals at British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships
Top seed Gustavo Fernández of Argentina and second seed Shingo Kunieda of Japan eased through to the men's singles semi-finals on day three of the British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships in Nottingham.
Gustavo Fernández of Argentina won his first Wimbledon wheelchair singles title after a superb fightback against world number one Shingo Kunieda.