Australian Open: Alfie Hewett into males’s wheelchair singles and doubles finals; Ranah Stoiber into ladies’ semi-finals | Tennis Information


Britain’s Alfie Hewett has made it by to the lads’s wheelchair singles and doubles finals on the Australian Open, whereas Ranah Stoiber is thru to the women’ semi-finals.

Hewett will attempt to make it third time fortunate within the males’s wheelchair singles in Melbourne after easing into the ultimate with a 6-1 6-1 victory over Japan’s Takuya Miki.

Hewett, the highest seed following the retirement of his long-time rival Shingo Kunieda, faces one other Japanese participant, third seed Tokito Oda, within the closing as he goals to win a seventh Grand Slam singles title.

Hewett will even attempt to win a fourth successive doubles title right here with Gordon Reid. The pair reached the ultimate with a 6-4 6-4 win in opposition to Daisuke Arai and Takashi Sanada.

Ranah Stoiber is thru to the women’ semi-finals in Melbourne

Stoiber turned the primary British lady to succeed in the semi-finals of the juniors on the Australian Open for eight years.

The 17-year-old defeated Pole Weronika Ewald 6-3 6-3 within the quarter-finals to go one higher than her run on the US Open final summer time.

Katie Swan, who misplaced within the closing in 2015, was the final British lady to make the final 4 at Melbourne Park whereas Aidan McHugh reached the boys’ semi-finals in 2018.

Emma Raducanu of Britain, reacts against Ons Jabeur of Tunisia, during a match of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Stoiber has been impressed by Emma Raducanu’s journey to Grand Slam champion

Stoiber is bidding to develop into the primary British lady to win a junior Grand Slam singles title since Heather Watson on the US Open in 2009 and the primary total since Oliver Golding gained the boys’ title in New York in 2011.

She is going to tackle 15-year-old Russian Mirra Andreeva, who’s already within the prime 300 within the girls’s rankings, within the semi-finals.

Talking about her inspiration, Stoiber has beforehand mentioned: “Emma Raducanu has given such nice hope to British tennis gamers. She’s very younger so seeing what she’s carried out conjures up me to work exhausting each day to try to get to her degree.”


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