Edmund makes progress in Estoril

Kyle Edmund

Edmund reached his first ATP quarter-final in Doha in February

British number three Kyle Edmund beat Spain’s Daniel Gimeno-Traver in straight sets to reach round two at the clay-court Estoril Open.

Edmund came back from a break down in the second set to win 6-3 7-5 and set up a second-round match against French third seed Benoit Paire.

The 21-year-old Yorkshireman won the first five games, before recovering from 0-3 to take the second set.

Edmund is currently ranked 89th, having reached a career-high 82nd in February.

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