Edmund sets up Hassan II quarterfinal with Albot

The Associated Press
Kyle Edmund, of Great Britain, returns to Frances Tiafoe during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Andujar beats Edmund to win Grand Prix Hassan II title

Kyle Edmund, of Great Britain, returns to Frances Tiafoe during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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.

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