Kyle Edmund and Hyeon Chung reach Winston-Salem quarter-finals
Kyle Edmund continued his fine-tuning for the US Open with a straight-set win over Roberto Carballes Baena at the Winston-Salem Open.
Spaniard Baena put up a spirited challenge as Edmund managed to break only once in each set as the British No 1 secured a 7-5, 7-5 victory in one hour and 31 minutes.
Steve Johnson awaits him in the quarter-final after the American beat Jaume Munar from Spain 6-4, 6-4.
The 14th seeded Nicolas Jarry had a straightforward encounter against Jan-Lennard Struff as he beat the German 6-2, 6-2.
Jarry will face Taro Daniel, who was 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-3) winner over Dominik Koepfer.
Ryan Harrison set up a quarter-final clash against Daniil Medvedev with a 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) win over Filip Krajinovic.
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Australian Open quarter-finalist Hyeon Chung had a tougher encounter as the sixth seed was taken to three sets by Matteo Berrettini, eventually winning 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.
He will face second seed Pablo Carreno Busta, who had to play two matches in one day.
The Spaniard first saw off Franko Skugo 6-3, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3 and then beat Peter Gojowczyk 6-3, 7-6 (7-5).
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