Australian Open: Gordon Reid beats eight-time winner Kunieda

Reid competed at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympics
Gordon Reid competed at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympics
Australian Open
Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 18-31 January
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Britain's Gordon Reid recorded the biggest win of his career to reach the semi-finals of the men's wheelchair tennis at the Australian Open.

The Scot, 24, beat eight-time winner and former world number one Shingo Kunieda 6-3 7-6 (7-1).

"I'm absolutely thrilled," said Reid, who described his Japanese opponent as "a legend of our game".

Reid, ranked fourth in the world, now plays Argentina's Gustavo Fernandez for a place in the final.

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