Edmund knocked out of Estoril Open

Kyle Edmund

Kyle Edmund is ranked 89 in the world

British number three Kyle Edmund lost to third seed Benoit Paire in the second round of the Estoril Open.

Despite winning the first set on a tie-break, the 21-year-old was beaten 6-7 (4-7) 6-3 6-3 by his French opponent.

Yorkshireman Edmund, who beat Spain’s Daniel Gimeno-Traver in the previous round of the clay-court event, is ranked 89 in the world.

Paire, 26, who is 21st in the ATP rankings, will next face Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.

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