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.

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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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