ATP Tour

Edmund faces Monfils for Antwerp title

Kyle Edmund (AP)
Kyle Edmund (AP)

Antwerp - Top-seeded Kyle Edmund defeated 2016 champion Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-4 to reach the European Open final on Saturday.

Edmund has yet to drop serve this week.

The Briton saved five break points and broke Gasquet twice in their semi-final.

In his second career final, Edmund will try to win his first ATP Tour title against another Frenchman, Gael Monfils, who has seven career titles.

Monfils hit 10 aces while beating Diego Schwartzman of Argentina, also by 6-3, 6-4.

Results from the ATP tournament in Antwerp on Saturday (x denotes seeding):

Semi-finals

Kyle Edmund (GBR x1) bt Richard Gasquet (FRA x4) 6-3, 6-4

Gael Monfils (FRA x6) bt Diego Schwartzman (ARG x2) 6-3, 6-4

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England 121/2 (41.1 ov)
Pakistan 0
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England 121/2 (41.1 ov)
Pakistan 0
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