Result: Ryan Harrison edges out Kyle Edmund in Atlanta Open semi-finals

Great Britain's Kyle Edmund on day two of the Australian Open on January 20, 2015
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British number two Kyle Edmund misses out on a place in the Atlanta Open final after losing in three sets to Ryan Harrison.

Ryan Harrison has ended Kyle Edmund's hopes of a first ATP final at the Atlanta Open after coming from behind to win their last-four contest on Saturday.

British number two Edmund had been hoping to break new ground in his first outing on the American swing, but the 22-year-old succumbed to a 6-7 6-3 6-4 defeat.

The momentum had appeared to be with Edmund after he fought back in the opening set to win it on a tie-break, but the Beverley-based player soon fell behind in the second and Harrison successfully served it out.

Harrison remained the dominant player and in the decider, one break was enough to set up a showdown with compatriot John Isner in the final.

For Edmund, his run to the semi-finals has helped him into the top 60 in the ATP Race to London, but he still has over 200 ranking points to defend in North America over the next six weeks.

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1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060
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