Alfie Hewett became the first British winner of the men's singles title at the NEC Wheelchair Masters as he cruised to a straight sets victory over Paralympic champion and compatriot Gordon Reid in Loughborough.
Paralympic champion Reid to face Hewett for NEC Wheelchair Masters title in repeat of Rio 2016 final
Britain's Gordon Reid will take on compatriot Alfie Hewett in a repeat of last year's Paralympic Games gold medal match for the NEC Wheelchair Masters title after both players won their semi-finals in Loughborough today.
Paralympic champion Gordon Reid of Britain fought back from 5-1 down in the third set to secure his place in the semi-finals of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters with a battling victory over Gustavo Fernandez in Loughborough.
Defending champion Joachim Gerard booked his place in the semi-finals of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters men’s competition in Loughborough.
Japan’s Yui Kamiji eased to victory in her opening match of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters in Loughborough.
David Wagner of the United States and Britain’s Andy Lapthore, the two top ranking players in the world, are still in contention to end the year as quad singles’ world number one and the outcome could be decided at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters in Loughborough in the United Kingdom.
Quad wheelchair tennis doubles will be added to the Wimbledon schedule as an exhibition event next summer, with a view to "further expansion in the years to come".
Britain's Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett, the 2017 Wimbledon and US Open champions, came from a set down against French favourites Stephane Houdet and Nicolas Peifer to win their first UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Doubles Masters in Bemmel in The Netherlands.
Americans Nick Taylor and David Wagner beat British pair Andy Lapthorne and Anthony Cotterill to take the quads title at the Wheelchair Doubles Masters at the Sportcentrum Schaapskooi in Bemmel, The Netherlands.
Day three of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters at Sportcentrum de Schaapskooi in Bemmel, The Netherlands, saw the last pool matches of the tournament take place and the semi final line-up decided.
British duo Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid, the reigning Wimbledon and US Open champion pair, came from a set and 3-0 down to overcome Joachim Gerard and Stefan Olsson of Belgium and Sweden, respectively, on Centre Court at Sportcentrum Schaapskooi in the Dutch village of Bemmel, to maintain their 100 per cent record at this year’s championships.
Last year’s quad doubles finalists Anthony Cotterill and Andy Lapthorne and Nick Taylor and David Wagner both made winning starts at the 2017 UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters at the Sportcentrum Schaapskooi, in Bemmel, Netherlands.
Reigning champions Stephane Houdet and Nicolas Peifer will seek to defend their men’s title when the UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters begins tomorrow in Bemmel.
Entries have been announced for the 2017 NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters, which are scheduled to take place in English town Loughborough from November 29 to December 3.
The International Tennis Federation has published the Wheelchair Tennis Tour calendar for the first four months of 2018.