Kyle Edmund: David Ferrer is defeated by Briton in European Open second round

Kyle Edmund

British number two Kyle Edmund booked his place in the quarter-finals of the European Open in Antwerp with victory over second seed David Ferrer.

The 21-year-old beat the experienced Spaniard 6-1 3-6 7-6 (7-3) to set up a meeting with Italy’s Andreas Seppi.

Edmund won the opening five games on his way to claiming the first set in just 24 minutes.

After reaching a career-high ranking of 43 this week, Edmund could break into the top 40 if he beats Seppi on Friday.

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