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Wimbledon 2018: Alfie Hewett into wheelchair singles semi-finals

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Wimbledon 2018: Alfie Hewett into wheelchair singles semi-finals

Alfie Hewett performed within the semi-finals at Wimbledon in 2017, dropping in three units to Argentina’s Gustavo Fernandez
Wimbledon 2018 on the BBC
Venue: All England Membership, Wimbledon Dates: 2-15 July
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Britain’s Alfie Hewett has reached the semi-finals of the lads’s wheelchair singles at Wimbledon for the second successive yr.

Second seed Hewett, 20, beat 47-year-old Frenchman Stephane Houdet 7-6 (7-3) 6-Four to match his 2017 efficiency.

Hewett will meet Sweden’s defending champion Stefan Olsson, 31, subsequent.

The Briton is aiming for his third Grand Slam last after profitable the French Open in 2017 after which dropping within the US Open last later that very same yr.

However there was disappointment for 2016 champion Gordon Reid, 26, as he fell to a 6-Three 6-Three loss to Belgium’s Joachim Gerard, 29, of their quarter-final.

Within the girls’s competitors, Britain’s Lucy Shuker, 38, was comfortably overwhelmed 6-2 6-2 by 27-year-old Aniek van Koot of the Netherlands.

BBC Sport – Tennis

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