LTWA ANNUAL AWARDS 2018

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

KYLE EDMUND

Britain's Kyle Edmund holds his trophy after beating France's Gael Monfils in the final of the 'European Open' hard court tennis tournament in Antwerp on October 21, 2018. - British number one Kyle Edmund fought back to down Gael Monfils in a final-set tie-break and claim his maiden ATP Tour title at the European Open in Antwerp. The 3-6, 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/4) victory caps a breakthrough season for the 23-year-old and keeps alive his slim hopes of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals in London next month. (Photo by KRISTOF VAN ACCOM / various sources / AFP) / Belgium OUT        (Photo credit should read KRISTOF VAN ACCOM/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Started year ranked No.50
  • First Top 10 win (Grigor Dimitrov - Australian Open)
  • First Grand Slam semi-final (Australian Open)
  • New British No.1 (5th March)
  • First ATP singles final (Marrakech)
  • Won 1st ATP doubles title (Estoril with Cameron Norrie)
  • First Masters 1000 quarterfinal (Madrid)
  • Entered Top 20 (14th May)
  • Reached career high ranking of No.14 (8th October)
  • First ATP singles title (Antwerp)

SERVICES TO BRITISH TENNIS

PAUL HUTCHINS MBE

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  • Former British Davis Cup player
  • Britain's longest serving Davis Cup captain (31 matches over 13 years including 1978 Final)
  • Former Head of Men's Tennis at the LTA
  • Set up the Rover Junior Tennis Initiative, National Club League and Junior National Club League,┬áplus The Road to Wimbledon Tournament