Tennis – Winston-Salem Open ’18: Kyle Edmund Knocked Out

Kyle Edmund

English number one, Kyle Edmund endured a mishap in his US Open preparations, as he was effectively beaten by American Steve Johnson in the quarter-finals of the Winston-Salem Open.

Third seed Edmund tumbled to a 6-1 6-2 defeat in one hour and four minutes.

Kyle Edmund was searching for his first ATP Tour title in North Carolina and had beaten his second-and third-round adversaries, Leonardo Mayer and Roberto Carballes Baena separately in straight sets.

However, he lost the initial five recreations against Johnson, who additionally settled a twofold break right off the bat in the second set to assert an agreeable triumph.

World number 32, Johnson overwhelmed all through the tournament as he beat Edmund to proceed into the semi-final against Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta.

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