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

Kyle Edmund

Edmund is likely to break into the world’s top 40 with another win in Antwerp

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.

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/37723111