Reid reaches Australian Open final

Gordon Reid

Reid won the men’s doubles title at last year’s US Open

Britain’s Gordon Reid is through to the final of the Australian Open wheelchair singles thanks to a 6-3 6-7 (6-8) 9-7 win over Argentina’s Gustavo Fernandez.

The 24-year-old Scot will now play Belgian Joachim Gerard, who beat second seed Stephane Houdet 3-6 6-1 6-3.

British number one Reid had reached the last four with a shock win over top seed and eight-time champion Shingo Kunieda from Japan.

More to follow.

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