PETROLHEAD Kyle Edmund will be capable of afford a Ferrari, win or lose today,
But his Swedish coach Fredrik Rosengren is assured the unassuming younger Brit will not be affected by his new-discovered fame and the movie star trappings that go together with it.
When he first broke on to the circuit, Andy Murray handled himself to a pink Ferrari aged 22 in 2009.
But he bought it inside months, admitting later: “Once I acquired out of it, I felt like an fool.”
British No 2 Edmund, 23, might financial institution £1million if he beats Marin Cilic within the Australian Open semi- finals this morning to succeed in his first Grand Slam remaining.
And Edmund, who’s assured no less than £468,000, makes no secret of his love of quick automobiles and motorbikes.
But Rosengren sees him extra as a Volkswagen Polo sort of man.
His Swedish coach, fifty seven, stated: “He realised increasingly his life modified. I hope he enjoys it a lot. This comes with the success.
“It will assist him a lot together with his vanity to enhance as a individual, to deal with all this stuff.
“He’s a very down-to-earth, well mannered man so I’m not anticipating him operating tomorrow and shopping for a Ferrari.
“He’s not that type of man. He’s very humble. Nevertheless it’s excellent for his character to have this sense that he’s so good in one thing.
“I’ve labored with gamers who would undoubtedly purchase a Ferrari and a participant who shared a Volkswagen Polo together with his mom.
“So I’ve been by way of all these things. The one factor I can do is give Kyle my years of expertise.
“And crucial factor is that he exhibits me that he listens.”
Edmund is aiming to develop into solely the third British man since World Conflict II to succeed in a Grand Slam singles remaining.
He has acquired plenty of messages of help from household and pals around the globe, together with Murray, whom he will exchange as British No 1 if he beats Cilic.
But Edmund is making an attempt to close out all the excitement and give attention to extending his superb run in Melbourne.
He stated: “Andy texted me after the match saying nicely accomplished.
“The response has been superb. However it’s a type of factor the place I’ve carried out nicely but I’m actually simply making an attempt to dam that out as a result of I’m nonetheless enjoying within the event.
“I’ve a actually good probability, I’m enjoying properly and it’s going to be a nice expertise.”
Anything appears attainable this fortnight for Edmund, — who dreamed of days like this after leaving house as a teenager to stay and practice on the LTA’s Nationwide Tennis Centre in Roehampton.
He stated: “You consider that typically, of how far you’ve come, but you simply kind of get on with it.”
Edmund has been the most well liked property in Melbourne this week — with movie star chef Gordon Ramsay even wanting a second of his time.
Ramsay is in Australia filming in the intervening time.
And if revenge is a dish greatest served chilly, then today is the right time for the younger Brit to make up for dropping to massive Croat Cilic final October in Shanghai, of their solely earlier assembly.
Edmund stated: “I’ve watched a great deal of Gordon’s exhibits, he’s actually humorous on TV. I’m not a large prepare dinner myself but I all the time watch it.
“Every time he’s on these speak exhibits and makes a scrambled egg, I attempt to do it at residence.
“Sadly he used so a lot butter, which tastes actually good but it’s not nice for a tennis participant.”
Ramsay stated: “Fingers crossed for Kyle. He’s like a butcher’s canine, lean and full of muscle mass.
“If he wins, he’s allowed to have butter and cream!”
PETROLHEAD Kyle Edmund will have the ability to afford a Ferrari, win or lose today,