56 Facts About Kyle Edmund

1. Kyle Edmund was born in South Africa, but moved to Britain when he was three and grew up in the village of Tickton [9] near Beverley, East Yorkshire.

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2. Kyle Edmund made his Davis Cup debut in the 2015 final, against Belgium, with Great Britain winning the Davis Cup, the nation's first success in the tournament for 79 years.

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3. Kyle Edmund is a British professional tennis player, and a Davis Cup champion.

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4. Kyle Edmund had his Davis Cup debut in the 2015 Davis Cup finals against Belgium when he faced David Goffin.

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5. Kyle Edmund was part of the Great Britain Davis Cup team when they won the trophy during 2015 and he only made his debut in the finals itself, losing his singles rubber against David Goffin.

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6. Kyle Edmund celebrates his 24th birthday today and we celebrate with 10 facts about the British No 1.

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7. Kyle Edmund received his first ATP tour match in June 2013 as a wildcard entrance in London.

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8. Kyle Edmund won his first junior Grand Slam title in 2012 at the boys doubles event of US Open.

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9. Kyle Edmund was born on January 8, 1995 in Johannesburg, South Africa to Steven and Denise Edmund.

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10. Kyle Edmund has moved to semi-finals of Australia open winning against Grigor Dimitrov in a four set thrilling match.

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11. Kyle Edmund is a British tennis player who is ranked on British No 2 behind Andy Murray.

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12. Kyle Edmund really loves football and is a die-hard Liverpool fan.

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13. Kyle Edmund is popularly referred to as Kedders, a nickname which seems to have stuck.

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14. Kyle Edmund has a younger sister by the name of Kelly Edmund, she was born in June 1996.

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15. Kyle Edmund once revealed that prior to getting his LTA funding, his parents were the ones who sponsored him, with them spending tens of thousands of dollars to get him where he is today.

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16. In 2011, Kyle Edmund made his first appearance in the junior tier at the US Open.

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17. Kyle Edmund is an English tennis player, the highest ranked male Brit in Tennis since March 2018.

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18. Kyle Edmund started the 2019 season as the third seed at the Brisbane International, where he lost to unseeded Yasutaka Uchiyama.

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19. Kyle Edmund carried this momentum into his own Asian swing, where he first headed to Beijing.

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20. Kyle Edmund beat Jack Sock in a deciding set tiebreak on Day One to help Team Europe defend their crown.

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21. Kyle Edmund defeated a returning Andy Murray for the first time in his career.

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22. Kyle Edmund lost to 18th seed Fabio Fognini in five sets.

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23. Kyle Edmund lost to second-time Masters 1000 quarterfinalist Denis Shapovalov in the quarterfinals.

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24. Kyle Edmund reached his first ATP final in April 2018 in Marrakesh by defeating Richard Gasquet in the semi-finals but lost to Pablo Andujar in straight sets in the final.

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25. Kyle Edmund participated in the Davis Cup quarter final with France, where Edmund was beaten by the world number 17 Lucas Pouille in the first singles match.

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26. Kyle Edmund was two sets ahead against 17-year-old Denis Shapovalov, when during a third set interval, the frustrated Shapovalov launched a ball into the stands only for it to strike the French umpire Arnaud Gabas in the eye.

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27. Kyle Edmund defeated Propoggia in three close sets to qualify for the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time, and make his first appearance at a major tournament besides Wimbledon.

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28. Kyle Edmund moved to Britain when he was three and grew up in the village of Tickton near Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire.

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29. Kyle Edmund has won two junior Grand Slam doubles titles, at the 2012 US Open and the 2013 French Open, both with Portuguese partner Frederico Ferreira Silva.

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30. Kyle Edmund has fallen to defeat in his first appearance in a challenger final by losing in straight sets to John.

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31. Kyle Edmund hopes to have conquered recurring tonsillitis as he looks towards Australian Open.

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32. Kyle Edmund has tonsils out as Andy Murray takes to gymnastic routine.

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33. At the 2018 Eastbourne International, Kyle Edmund entered as the 2nd seed, hence receiving a bye into the 2nd round.

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34. Kyle Edmund began his grass-court season at the 2018 Queen's Club Championships.

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35. At the 2018 French Open, Kyle Edmund defeated Alex de Minaur and Marton Fucsovics en route to reaching the 3rd round for the second year running.

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36. Kyle Edmund lost the semi-final to Marin Cilic in straight sets.

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37. Kyle Edmund went on to eliminate Denis Istomin in straight sets, and then Nikoloz Basilashvili in another five-setter to reach round four, where he beat Andreas Seppi to make his first Grand Slam quarterfinal.

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38. At the Australian Open, Kyle Edmund proved that he was healthy by ousting 11th seed Kevin Anderson in a gruelling, first round five-set match.

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39. Kyle Edmund started the year in the 2018 Brisbane International as World number 50.

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40. Kyle Edmund reached the semi finals of the Vienna Open, his second ATP 500 semi final, before losing to Lucas Pouille.

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41. Kyle Edmund was beaten in the second round of the Australian Open, where he faced 30th seed Pablo Carreno Busta.

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42. On the Wednesday before the tie, Kyle Edmund suffered a back injury during practice, so Dan Evans was chosen as the second singles player.

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43. In his first tournament of 2016, Kyle Edmund succeeded in qualifying for the Qatar Open.

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44. Kyle Edmund accompanied Andy Murray at his training camp in Dubai, which included a trial period with British coach Ryan Jones.

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45. Kyle Edmund joined the rest of the Davis Cup team at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Show, where they won the 2015 Team of the Year Award.

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46. Kyle Edmund reacted to a disappointing autumn by parting company with his coach James Trotman, just five weeks ahead of the Davis Cup final.

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47. In the first round of the main competition Kyle Edmund faced Steve Johnson, but lost to the American in straight sets.

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48. Kyle Edmund began the 2015 season at the qualifying tournament of the Australian Open.

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49. Kyle Edmund opted to concentrate on working with his other coach, James Trotman.

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50. Kyle Edmund began on the ITF Futures circuit in April 2010 at the Great Britain F5 in Bournemouth, losing the first qualifier match.

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51. Kyle Edmund reached a career high of No 8 in the combined ITF junior rankings in January 2012, reaching at least the quarterfinals of all four junior slams in singles.

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52. Kyle Edmund made his first breakthrough on the Junior circuit in 2011, when he reached the semifinals of the US Open boys' singles event, where he was defeated by top seed and eventual runner-up Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic.

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53. Kyle Edmund was part of the Great Britain team that won the Junior Davis Cup for the first time in 2011.

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54. Kyle Edmund made his Davis Cup debut in the 2015 final, against Belgium, with Great Britain winning the tournament for the first time in 79 years.

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55. Kyle Edmund is an Australian Open semi-finalist, and only the sixth British man to play in a major singles semi-final in the Open era.

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56. Kyle Edmund ends season after scan reveals fluid behind left knee.

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