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European Open: Britain's Kyle Edmund seals maiden title
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European Open: Britain’s Kyle Edmund seals maiden title


British number one Kyle Edmund sealed his maiden ATP title with a 6-3 7-6 (7-2) 7-6 (7-4) win against Gael Monfils at the European Open in Antwerp.

Monfils, 32, the world number 38, broke in Edmund’s first service game and took the opening set in 31 minutes.

Both men broke in the next but top seed Edmund, 23, world ranked 15, dominated the tie-break to force a deciding set.

The Briton then secured another tie-break to wrap up victory in two hours and 26 minutes.

Meanwhile, at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow, Russian Karen Khachanov, world ranked 26, secured his third title with a 6-2 6-2 win over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino, the world number 49.

The third seed needed only 54 minutes to complete victory.



Source BBC News

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