Edmund reaches round two in Bucharest

Kyle Edmund

Edmund is the world number 92, while Rosol is ranked 31 places above him

British number three Kyle Edmund progressed to the second round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy with victory over Lukas Rosol in Bucharest.

The South Africa-born 21-year-old beat his 30-year-old Czech opponent in straight sets 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-5).

Meanwhile, the British number two Aljaz Bedene begins his Barcelona Open campaign later on Monday.

The Slovenia-born 26-year-old plays Russian qualifier Karen Khachanov, 19, in the opening round.

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