Edmund sets up Hassan II quarterfinal with Albot
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Second seed Kyle Edmund beat Radu Albot of Moldova 6-2, 6-4 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix Hassan II clay-court tournament.
The British player, ranked 26th in the world, next meets Tunisian wildcard entry Malek Jaziri, who secured an upset 6-2, 6-4 win against eighth seed Mischa Zverev of Germany.
Joao Sousa of Portugal and Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia will also meet in the last eight on Friday.
Sousa triumphed 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 against Mirza Basic of Bosnia-Herzegovina, while Basilashvili scored a 7-6 (5), 5-7, 6-3 victory against wildcard Lamine Ouahab of Morocco.