BRITAIN’S Kyle Edmund has stunned the Australian Open with his incredible run to the semi-finals.
The Yorkshireman’s amazing 6-4 3-6 6-3 6-4 quarter-final win over third seed Grigor Dimitrov set up an enthralling date with Marin Cilic today.
Kyle Edmund has made an amazing run into the semi-finals of the Australian OpenAt stake is a place in the final this Sunday.
Andy Murray, Greg Rusedski, John Lloyd, Roger Taylor and Tim Henman are the only other British men to have reached Grand Slam singles semi-finals since tennis turned professional in 1968.
Yorkshireman Edmund, 23, is ranked 49th in the world and is without an ATP final to his name, let alone a title.
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Not only has he carried the British flag in the absence of injured Andy Murray, Edmund has overcome searing temperatures of up to 40 degrees.
Cilic, who has 17 career titles, booked his semi-final place after world No 1 Rafael Nadal was forced to retire injured early in the fifth set of a gruelling encounter.
The Croatian world No 6 won 3-6 6-3 6-7(5) 6-2 6-0 in three hours and 47 minutes.
He reached only his second semi-final at Melbourne Park and claimed his first victory over Nadal since 2009.
Edmund and Cilic have met just once before in last year’s Shanghai Masters when Cilic won in two sets.
When will Kyle Edmund face Marin Cilic in the Australian Open semi-final?
The two men are scheduled to meet on the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne TODAY – Thursday at 8.30am (GMT).
The time is provisional and could change. The confirmed schedule will come out early on Wednesday morning back in Britain.
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What TV channel is Kyle Edmund vs Marin Cilic on and can I live stream it?
Live coverage of the tennis in the UK has been exclusively taken up by Eurosport UK.
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The Discovery-owned channel will show live action across Eurosport 1 and 2.
Who is the other Brit to have made the Australia Open final then?
Andy Murray – five times between 2010 and 2016.