KYLE EDMUND is hoping to trigger an upset at Wimbledon this yr.
The British star, 23, has claimed that he doesn’t concern anybody within the males’s sport and hopes to in the future make all of it the best way to world No 1.
Who’s Kyle Edmund?
Edmund was born in Johannesburg in South Africa however moved to Britain when he was three.
He was introduced up in Tickton close to Beverley, East Driving of Yorkshire. and shortly acquired into sport enjoying cricket and swimming.
The 23-year-old began enjoying tennis on the age of 10 and made a breakthrough on to the Junior Circuit in 2011.
Edmund now lives in Nassau, Bahamas, the place he practises his warm-weather coaching throughout the off season.
His nickname is “Kedders” and he’s a Liverpool fan, typically attending video games when he’s not in competitors.
What are his profession highlights up to now?
Coached by Greg Rusedski, Edmund together with Evan Hoyt and Luke Banbridge received the Junior Davis Cup in 2011.
Whereas additionally on the junior circuit he received two Grand Slam doubles titles – US Open and French Open – with accomplice Frederico Ferreira Silva.
The British no 1 joined the ITF Futures circuit in April 2010 but it surely was not till 2012 that he received his first match in Birmingham, Alabama.
He reached the Australian Open semi-final in January, however misplaced out to Marin Cilic.
In 2013, he performed his first ATP tour match and was awarded a wildcard place in Wimbledon.
After being known as as much as the Davis Cup crew in 2014, he made his debut within the 2015 closing when Nice Britain lifted the trophy for the primary time since 1936 after beating Belgium.
He beat former British primary Andy Murray at Eastbourne, previous to the beginning of Wimbledon.
Kyle took over the as British no 1 in March 2018.
Does he have a girlfriend and in that case who?
Edmund is at present single and likes to attempt to hold his non-public life out of the media.
He was rumoured to be courting a lady linked to the Garden Tennis Affiliation final yr.
Previously he has joked, “I’ve been advised [girlfriends] are bother.”
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What ranking was he ahead of Wimbledon?
Edmund was ranked 17th in the ATP men’s tennis rankings before Wimbledon.
Rafael Nadal remains at the top, with Roger Federer in second.
Edmund was seeded 21st for the competition.