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Kyle Edmund beats Andreas Seppi to reach first ATP semi-final in Antwerp

Kyle Edmund

Edmund reached a career-high ranking of 43 in the world on Monday

British number two Kyle Edmund is through to his first ATP semi-final after beating Italy’s Andreas Seppi at the European Open in Antwerp.

Edmund, 21, won 6-3 6-4 to reach the last four and close in on a place in the world’s top 40 next week.

The Yorkshireman, ranked 43rd, goes on to face third seed Richard Gasquet, of France, in the semi-finals.

Edmund had lost ATP quarter-finals in Doha, to Tomas Berdych, and London and Beijing to Andy Murray in 2016.