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New British number one Edmund wants ‘legitimate’ Murray battle

LONDON: Kyle Edmund is proud to have become Britain’s top ranked tennis player but the 23-year-old says he would have preferred to have beaten Andy Murray fair and square for the honor rather than inherit it from the injured Scot. While a hip issue has kept Murray on the sidelines since Wimbledon last year, Edmund progressed to his first grand slam semi-final at the Australian Open in January and has risen to a career high 24th in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday. Three-times grand slam winner Murray, who…