Kyle Edmund gets French Open job done across two days, but Cameron Norrie dumped out
It took him four hours and two minutes across two days, but Kyle Edmund finally got a win under his belt at the 2019 French Open as he beat Jeremy Chardy in five sets.
The duo started their first-round battle late on Monday and they went toe-to-toe before the match was called off with the scores 5-5 in the deciding set.
They returned on Tuesday morning and Edmund, who came into the match on the back of five consecutive defeats, won the final two games to secure a 7-6 (7-1), 5-7, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 victory.
— ITV Sport (@ITVSport) May 28, 2019
The British No 1 will face Pablo Cuevas for a place in the third round after the Uruguayan beat French wildcard Maxime Janvier 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.
Cameron Norrie, though, won’t feature in the second round as he was brushed aside by Elliot Benchetrit with the French qualifier winning 6-3, 6-0, 6-2.
American Taylor Fritz was also an early winner on Tuesday as he beat Bernard Tomic from Australia 6-1, 6-4, 6-1.
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