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.
1️⃣2️⃣ of the last 13 games for @dieschwartzman! 😲
— ATP Tour (@ATP_Tour) April 15, 2019
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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The former world number one was beaten by Dan Evans int he last four.
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The pair will play in the Roehampton semi-final.
Evans will face Andy Murray in Saturday’s semi-finals while Edmund’s last-four opponent will be Cameron Norrie.