Kyle Edmund dumped out of Monte-Carlo Masters at the hands of Diego Schwartzman

Kyle Edmund dejected PA

British number one Kyle Edmund is out of the Monte-Carlo Masters after losing to Diego Schwartzman in the first round.

Edmund started strongly, claiming the first set, but he was able to win just one of the lat 13 games before sinking to a 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 defeat.

Elsewhere, tenth-seed Daniil Medvedev had no problems at all in dismissing Joao Sousa 6-1, 6-1.

11th-seed and clay specialist Marco Cecchinato was also in dominant mood, beating Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 6-3, 6-4.

Fabio Fognini started slowly against Andrey Rublev before carving out a 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 success, and David Goffin also got off to a winning start with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Guido Andreozzi.

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