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Shanghai | Edmund scores another win

Shanghai | Edmund scores another win

Kyle Edmund produced another exceptional performance to dismiss Nicolas Jarry in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters.

The British No 1, who has risen to a career-high 14th in the world rankings following his run to the Beijing semi-finals last week, produced another assured performance to score a 7-6(5) 6-3 victory.

Edmund squeezed through a tight first set on a tie break but recovered from falling an early break down to win the second set and secure a place in the last eight where he meets the fourth seeded Alexander Zverev who in turn defeated the Australian teenager Alex De Minaur, 6-1 6-4 in just over an hour to reach his sixth Masters quarter-final of the year but first in Shanghai.

It is Edmund’s second Masters quarter-final of the year having reached the same stage in Madrid only to lose to Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov and he will have to overcome a poor record against Zverev having lost all three meetings between the pair.

The other quarter final places will be filled by Roger Federer playing Kei Nishikori, Borna Coric against Mat Ebden and Novak Djokovic versus Kevin Anderson.




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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.


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