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Marrakech | Edmund eases through

Marrakech | Edmund eases through

Kyle Edmund has made a good start to his Marrakech campaign as he attempts to go one better that last year when he me the final of Grand Prix Hassan II tournament in what was his first appearance at an ATP Final.

As the third seed he beat the world number 63, Frenchman Ugo Humbert 6-3 6-2 in 79-minutes, winning 77% of his first serves and 83% of his second deliveries.

The 24-year-old British No.1 now faces another Frenchman, wild card Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for a quarter-final place.

World number three Alexander Zverev is top seed and faces Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin in the first round.

Jamie Murray meanwhile, is top seed in the men’s doubles alongside John Peers.

They start their campaign against Denmark’s Frederik Nielsen and the Netherlands’ Matwe Middelkoop.

 






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Henry Wancke

Henry Wancke is one of the most respected Tennis writers in the UK. Henry is the Editor of both Tennis Threads Magazine and tennisthreads.net. He previously worked as Editor of Tennis World, Serve & Volley as well as Tennis Today magazines and been stringer for The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and Press Association. He also co-authored the Ultimate Encyclopaedia of Tennis with John Parsons published by Carlton, and the Federation Cup – the first 32 years, published by the ITF. Currently he is the Secretary of the Lawn Tennis Writers’ Association and Hon Vice President of the Tennis Industry Association UK.

3 Comments

  1. Barbara Quick

    That is excellent Kyle, keep going. xx 🎾🎾🎾. 💚

    Reply

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