French Open: Britain's Kyle Edmund reaches last eight of boys' singles

Last Updated: 06/06/13 6:31pm

  • Share:
Kyle Edmund: To face German fourth seed Alexander Zverev next

Kyle Edmund: To face German fourth seed Alexander Zverev next

Sky Bet

Kyle Edmund is through to the quarter-finals of the boys' singles at the French Open for the second year in a row after a three-set win over America's Noah Rubin.

The 18-year-old from Beverley in East Yorkshire is regarded as Britain's brightest young talent and he is already in the top 500 in the men's rankings after winning two titles on the third tier Futures Tour.

Edmund has done it the hard way at Roland Garros this week, winning both his first two matches in three sets, and it was the same story on Wednesday.

Edmund won the first set and was an early break up in the second before Rubin fought back, but the British player forged ahead at the start of the third and kept his advantage to win 7-5 5-7 6-3, finishing with an ace.

In the quarter-finals, fifth seed Edmund will face 16-year-old German fourth seed Alexander Zverev as he aims to reach the semi-finals for the first time.

  • Share:

Post Comment

*All fields required, your email address will be kept private


French Open 2013

Rafael Nadal: Won a record eighth French Open crown

French Lessons

With Wimbledon fast approaching and tennis preparing for front page news, what did we learn from Roland Garros?

Nadal was unstoppable in Paris once again, says Barry

The reign of Rafa

An eighth French Open title confirms Rafa Nadal as the greatest clay-court player ever, says Barry Cowan.

Rafael Nadal: Claimed his 12th major title at Roland Garros

Nadal thanks amazing support

Rafael Nadal thanked his family and team after becoming the first man to capture the same Grand Slam title eight times.

Related Profiles

Most Popular


US Open classics

US Open classics

We take a trip down memory lane and pick out some classic matches from the US Open.

Murray's moment

Murray's moment

We take a look back at how Andy Murray secured his maiden Grand Slam title at the 2012 US Open.

Petchey's picks

Petchey's picks

Mark Petchey picks out his ones to watch ahead of this years US Open at Flushing Meadows.