Tennis – Winston-Salem Open ’18: Kyle Edmund Knocked Out
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.
STEVE JOHNSON is in to the Semi Finals at the Winston Salem Open with a thumping 61 62 victory over Kyle Edmund from 🇬🇧! 👏🔥🎾
— Tennis news results (@Tnewsresults) 23 August 2018
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.
I thought Kyle Edmund was trending because he’s injured, turns out he lost a match. I actually thought he’d do okay this hard court season, imagine getting your hopes up for an Englishman 🤮 #USOpen
— it’s ya boy (@PhenomenalWoo) 23 August 2018
— NEIL EVANS (@NeilEvansmail) 23 August 2018
Reunited with wifi on the other side of the pond and catching up with the draw. Initially kind for Murray. Konta given by far the toughest task of the Brits. Meanwhile, a heavy loss for Kyle Edmund to Steve Johnson in Winston-Salem https://t.co/fBirwXPeBD
— Eleanor Crooks (@EleanorcrooksPA) 23 August 2018
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