Kyle Edmund through to round two at the European Open in Antwerp after battling victory over Illya Marchenko
Kyle Edmund continued his fine form with a battling win over Illya Marchenko in the opening round of the European Open in Antwerp.
The British number two, who is at a career-high ranking of 43, came from a break down in both sets to triumph 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (7-5).
Edmund broke the Marchenko serve at 3-5 in the opening set and then saved three set points in the tie-break, although he had a helping hand with the Ukrainian double-faulting twice.
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