Britain’s Ryan Peniston kept up his astonishing increase with yet another spectacular gain in advance of Wimbledon, knocking French Open quarter-finalist Holger Rune out in the first spherical of the Eastbourne Global.
The 26-12 months-aged, who was somewhat unfamiliar prior to a run at Queen’s which took him to the previous 8, came from a established down to conquer the eighth seed 4-6 7-6 6-1.
Because the begin of past 7 days, Peniston has overwhelmed a few top rated 50 gamers – Rune, Roland Garros runner-up Casper Ruud and Francisco Cerundolo and elevated his ranking to 147th in the environment.
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A late bloomer, Peniston has adopted the ‘Cameron Norrie route’ by honing his trade in the US faculty program, and it now seems to be having to pay off.
He will engage in at Wimbledon, having acquired a wild card from the All England Club, in what will be his debut major draw at a Grand Slam.
Peniston, who is only participating in at his next ATP Tour occasion, has presently captivated enthusiasts with his back again tale – getting spoken about beating cancer as a kid.
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