KYLE EDMUND has made it by way of to the Australian Open semi-finals after beating world quantity three Grigor Dimitrov in 4 units.
The 23-yr-previous, who is ranked forty ninth on the earth, will face Marin Cilic in his first Gran Slam semi-remaining.
Cilic is by means of to the ultimate 4 after Rafa Nadal, who was extremely tipped to carry the trophy in Melbourne, was pressured to retire within the fifth set of their quarter-remaining match as a consequence of damage.
Who is Kyle Edmund?
EDMUND was born in Johannesburg in South Africa however moved to Britain when he was three.
He was introduced up in Tickton close to Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire and quickly received into sport enjoying cricket and swimming.
The 23-yr-previous began enjoying tennis on the age of 10 and made a breakthrough on to the Junior Circuit in 2011.
Edmund now lives in Nassau, Bahamas the place he practices his heat-climate coaching in the course of the off season.
His nickname is "Kedders" and he is a Liverpool fan, typically attending video games when he is not at competitors.
What are his career highlights thus far?
COACHED by Greg Rusedski, Edmund together with Evan Hoyt and Luke Banbridge gained the Junior Davis Cup in 2011.
While additionally on the junior circuit he gained two Grand Slam doubles titles – US Open and French Open – with associate Frederico Ferreira Silva.
The British quantity 2 joined the ITF Futures circuit in April 2010 nevertheless it was not till 2012 that the gained his first event in Birmingham, Alabama.
In 2013, he performed his first ATP tour match and was awarded a wildcard place in Wimbledon.
After being referred to as as much as the Davis Cup group in 2014, he made his debut within the last of the 2015 remaining when Nice Britain lifted the trophy for the primary time since 1936 after beating Belgium.
Does he have a girlfriend and in that case who?
EDMUND is presently single and likes to attempt and maintain his personal life out of the media.
He was rumoured to be courting a woman linked to the Garden Tennis Affiliation final yr.
Prior to now he has joked, "I have been advised [girlfriends] are hassle."
What prize money has he gained?
BEFORE the Australian Open, Edmund had career earnings of round £1.5million.
If he makes it via to his first ever Grand Slam remaining, he will earn a minimum of £1.16million (runner-up money) however he might take house a cheque for £2.32million if he additionally takes house the trophy.
A semi-last place has already earned him a guarenteed £509,000.
KYLE EDMUND has made it by means of to the Australian Open semi-finals after beating world quantity three Grigor Dimitrov in 4 units.