British number one Kyle Edmund progresses to Shanghai masters quarter-finals

British number one Kyle Edmund has progressed to the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters with victory over Chile’s Nicolas Jarry 7-6 7-5 6-3.

Edmund, ranked 14th in the world, took a tight first set, serving an ace to win the tie-break.

The 23 year old will play fourth seed Alexander Zverev in the last eight, after he beat Australia’s Alex de Minaur 6-1 6-4.

Meanwhile world number three Novak Djokovic comfortably beat Italy’s Marco Cecchinato 6-4 6-0 to play Kevin Anderson, who defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 7-6, in the next round.

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