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US Open 2023 results: Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid to meet in Grand Slam final for first time

Alfie Hewett playing at US Open

Hewett has won seven Grand Slam titles while Reid has won two
Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 28 August-10 September
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Britons Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid will meet in a Grand Slam final for the first time in the US Open men’s wheelchair showpiece on Sunday.

Defending champion and second seed Hewett beat Argentinian Gustavo Fernandez 6-0 6-1.

Reid then beat French veteran Stephane Houdet 6-0 6-3 to book a place in his first US Open singles final.

Friends Hewett and Reid have won 18 doubles majors together but lost in the semi-finals of this year’s competition.

Five times champions at Flushing Meadows, Hewett and Reid missed the chance to go for all four Grand Slam doubles titles in the same year, losing 7-5 7-6 (10-8) to France’s Houdet and Takashi Sanada of Japan in the semi-final.

The two have not met in singles at a major but did face each other in the final at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, with Reid winning 6-2 6-1.

But when it comes to the singles event, Hewett is the more decorated of the two with seven Grand Slam titles, including three in New York.

Reid is bidding for his first major singles title since 2016, when he won the Australian Open and Wimbledon, and is into a first Grand Slam singles final since Wimbledon in 2021.

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