Tennis - Australian Open - Kevin Anderson of South Africa v Kyle Edmund of Britain - Melbourne, Australia, January 15, 2018. Edmund celebrates winning a point. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Britain's Kyle Edmund eliminated US Open finalist Kevin Anderson in his biggest win at a Grand Slam at the Australian Open Monday.The 49th-ranked Edmund, the only British man in the main draw after five-times finalist Andy Murray's injury withdrawal, toughed out a 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win in almost four hours. Edmund's previous best result at a Slam was his defeat of No.15 Richard Gasquet in the first round at the 2016 US Open.Anderson is one of the biggest servers on the ATP Tour and cranked up a total of 35 aces with a 67 percent first serve, yet Edmund broke him four times.
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