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French Open 2023 outcomes: Alfie Hewett thrashes Gordon Reid earlier than pair group up for doubles win

Hewett is bidding for a fourth French Open singles title, whereas he and Reid are hoping to safe a fourth consecutive doubles trophy at Roland Garros
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Alfie Hewett thrashed Gordon Reid in an all-British males’s wheelchair singles quarter-final earlier than the pair teamed as much as win their doubles match on the French Open on Wednesday.

World primary Hewett took simply 58 minutes to beat Reid 6-1 6-0.

They then joined forces to beat France’s Frederic Cattaneo and American Casey Ratzlaff 6-2 7-5.

Prime seeds Hewett and Reid are bidding for a fourth consecutive French Open title collectively.

A two-time runner-up within the singles occasion, Reid managed to carry serve within the very first sport in opposition to his good pal Hewett, however the seven-time Grand Slam champion was ruthless thereafter, profitable 12 video games in a row.

Hewett, a three-time singles champion at Roland Garros, will play third seed Gustavo Fernandez within the semi-finals after the Argentine beat Japan’s Takuya Miki 6-0 6-4.

Within the doubles, Hewitt and Reid have been in a position to pile stress on Cattaneo and Ratzlaff’s service video games, breaking 4 instances and holding twice in taking the opening set.

The second set was a better affair because the pairs traded breaks within the first 4 video games after which held serve till Hewett and Reid broke for a 6-5 lead, which allowed them to serve out the match in a single hour half-hour.

They are going to face both Dutch duo Maikel Scheffers and Ruben Spaargaren or Belgium’s Joachim Gerard and Tokito Oda of Japan within the semi-finals.

In the meantime, Britain’s Andy Lapthorne suffered a 3-6 6-3 6-2 defeat by former doubles companion David Wagner within the quarter-finals of the lads’s quad wheelchair singles.

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