East Yorkshire's Kyle Edmund targets boys' major title

East Yorkshire's Kyle Edmund believes he can claim his first major junior title in 2012.

The 16-year-old, from Tickton, was a semi-finalist in US Open boys' event this year, which was won by fellow Brit Oliver Golding.

Edmund, who helped Great Britain claim the Junior Davis Cup in Mexico earlier this month told BBC Look North: "I'm on track to reach my goal.

"Next year the goal is to win one of the Grand Slams."

The youngster who is now 29th in the ITF boys' world rankings added: "I always knew that the way my training went that I would have the capability to get there."

Edmund's coach at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton, Colin Beecher, believes the youngster can succeed on the senior tour.

"Right now he's doing all the right things and if he keeps doing the right things then there's no reason why Kyle can't be a top 100 player," he said.

Edmund's next chance to claim his first junior major will come at the Australian Open in January.

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