Gordon Reid

Gordon Reid relishing all-British battle against Hewett

Gordon Reid is relishing another battle with long-time rival and doubles partner Alfie Hewett in the semi-finals of the cinch Championships at Queen’s. 

Reid, who won the title in 2021 in West London, eased into the last four with a 6-0 6-0 victory over India’s Manojkanth Somasundaram. 

It sets up another mouth-watering encounter with world No.2 Hewett, the 40th time the pair will meet, and Alexandria’s Reid cannot wait for the encounter and is looking to avenge is 2019 final defeat. 

He said: “We’ve had a few big matches in some big situations over the years. We’ve only played a couple of times on grass before.  

“Here in the final a few years ago and then at Wimbledon last year I wasn’t fully fit (while recovering from a wrist injury), so I’m looking forward to the match.  

“Alfie is one of the guys to beat at the top of the game so I’m looking forward to that challenge and hopefully we can put on a good show tomorrow.” 

Hewett also made light work of his last eight match, beating Pakistan’s Asif Abbasi 6-1 6-0. The Norwich-born player will now unite with Reid to take on Somasundaram and Abbasi in the doubles before focus switches back to the singles. 

Whoever wins the all-British battle will face either defending champion Joachim Gerard or Stephane Houdet. 

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