Paralympic medallists Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett both enjoyed double success on a fruitful day for the GB’s wheelchair tennis stars at the Korea Open.

The duo won their second-round matches in the men’s singles before teaming up to cruise through to the semi-finals in the doubles in Seoul.

Facing home favourite Sung-Bong Han for the first time since a straight-sets triumph at the 2016 Japan Open, third seed Reid wasted little time in booking a place in the singles quarter-finals as he raced to a 6-0 6-1 victory.

Meanwhile, second-seeded Hewett faced more resistance from talented 17-year-old Belgian Jef Vandorpe as he lost the first set before battling back to prevail 5-7 6-0 6-4 and set up a quarter-final against eighth seed Kouhei Suzuki of Japan.

Reid’s last-eight clash will be against Dutchman Tom Egberink – a man he has never lost to in 14 previous singles encounters – with the Brits set to clash in the semi-finals if they’re both victorious in their next matches.

Meanwhile, in the doubles, the Reid and Hewett will face Egberink and his compatriot Maikel Scheffers in the semi-finals after beating Korean pair Ha-Gel Lee and Sang-Ho Oh 6-1 6-1.

Lucy Shuker also recorded multiple victories as she beat Wanitha Inthanin of Thailand 6-2 6-1 to reach the women’s singles quarter-finals and teamed up with Kgothatso Montjane of South Africa to down second seeds Sabine Ellerbrock and Manami Tanaka 7-6(2) 7-5 in the last-eight of the doubles.

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