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Edmund sets up Djokovic showdown with win over Klahn

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Britain's Kyle Edmund celebrates winning a point against Austria's Alex Bolt

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ByKevin Coulson
05/07/2018 at 17:25 | Updated 05/07/2018 at 19:44

Kyle Edmund set up a third-round showdown with three-time champion Novak Djokovic after a straight-sets win over qualifier Bradley Klahn at Wimbledon.

The Briton's only scare was a tiebreaker in the second set in what was, overall, a comfortable 6-4 7-6 (0) 6-2 win on Centre Court.

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Edmund, who reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open in January, will start as underdog against the Serbian on Saturday but will be buoyed by recent form and stands a chance of an upset against the No 12 seed, who has struggled with an elbow injury this year.

"I'm really happy to get the win, it was the second time I've played on Centre Court and the first time I've won," Edmund told the BBC.

"Growing up as a kid I've always dreamed of playing here and to win is great."


No. 2 Rafael Nadal defeats Mikhail Kukushkin 6-4, 6-3, 6-4

Guido Pella defeats No. 3 Marin Cilic 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6, 7-5

No. 8 Kevin Anderson defeats Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4

No. 12 Novak Djokovic defeats Horacio Zeballos 6-1, 6-2, 6-3

Jin Vesely defeats No. 14 Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-4, 7-6

No. 15 Nick Kyrgios defeats Robin Haase 6-3, 6-4, 6-5

Benoit Paire defeats No. 26 Denis Shapovolov 0-6, 6-2, 6-4, 7-6

No. 28 Philipp Kohlschreiber defeats Gilles Muller 7-6, 7-6, 7-6

No. 31 Stefanos Tsitsipas defeats Jared Donaldson 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3

Frances Tiafoe defeats Julien Benneteau 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

Gilles Simon defeats Matteo Berrettini 6-3, 7-6, 6-2

Thomas Fabbiano defeats Stan Wawrinka 7-6, 6-3, 7-6

Alex de Minaur defeats Pierre-Hughes Herbert 6-2, 6-7, 7-5, 6-3

Matthew Ebden defeats Stephane Robert 6-3, 7-6, 4-6, 6-1

Karen Khachanov defeats Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-7, 7-5

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