Kyle Edmund warming up nicely for US Open

YORKSHIRE'S Kyle Edmund advanced into the second round of the Winston-Salem Open with a routine win over Italian Thomas Fabbiano.
Easy win: Kyle Edmund.Easy win: Kyle Edmund.
Easy win: Kyle Edmund.

The British No 2, who came through two rounds of qualifying, won 6-2 6-3 in the final warm-up tournament before next week’s US Open in New York.

Naomi Broady will begin her quest to make the main draw at the US Open with a first-round qualifying match with Jil Teichmann.

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The British No 3, whose ranking meant she missed out on automatic qualification at Flushing Meadows by one spot, faces the Swiss who beat her at the same stage of qualifying for the French Open in May.

Broady, who is seeded 15th in qualifying, should do better on the hard courts and will be favourite to progress past the world 182.

Laura Robson will begin her qualifying campaign against Russian world No 313 Alla Kudryavtseva. Robson, who reached the fourth round in New York in 2012, is ranked 210 in the world and will hope to come through the three rounds to make the main draw.

Elsewhere, 21-year-old Katie Boulter hopes to make her first US Open and starts off against the USA’s Danielle Collins.

In the men’s draw, Cameron Norrie will face Alexander Bublik, the Kazakhstani who Andy Murray beat in the first round at Wimbledon.

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