June 2012 - Kyle Edmund

Kyle Edmund has been presented with June’s AEGON Junior Player of the Month award after his latest success at the Junior French Open and Wimbledon Qualifying.

At the Junior French Open, Kyle Edmund was the last of the Britons in the boys’ singles after reaching the quarter-final stages of the draw.

On his way to the last eight, Edmund caused one of the major upsets of the tournament by overcoming second seed Gianluigi Quinzi of Italy in three sets 7-6(1), 1-6, 6-4.

In the quarter-finals, unseeded Edmund faced Belgium sixth seed Kimmer Coppejans, but his good run of form was ended with a 6-4, 6-3 defeat.

Review Kyle Edmund’s progress at the French Open

Edmund also saw success in the qualifying rounds of Wimbledon at the Bank of England Sports Ground in Roehampton.

17 year-old Edmund, who was making his debut at Wimbledon qualifying, produced the surprise of the day by defeating Daniel Gimeno-Traver, a player ranked 1168 places higher in the rankings.

The British junior broke his opponent in the final game of the match to win 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-4 and book a place in the second round. “It was definitely my biggest win so far,” commented Edmund afterwards.

Edmund's then went on to face Marcel Felder but was defeated 6-0, 7-6(2), 6-2.

Kyle Edmund claims win in Wimbledon Qualifying