Alexander Ward beats fellow Briton Liam Broady in Nottingham


Alexander Ward reached his highest ranking of 242nd in the world in 2016
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Alexander Ward beat fellow Briton Liam Broady to reach the second round of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham.

Ward, ranked 327 in the world, came from a set down to see off the British number four 2-6 6-4 7-6 (9-7).

British teenager George Loffhagen, who turned 17 in April, took the first set off Canada’s Peter Polansky before losing 3-6 6-1 6-3.

Meanwhile, Britain’s Edward Corrie was knocked out in the qualifiers in a 6-3 7-5 defeat by Germany’s Tobias Kamke.

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