The Independent – UK – British number one Kyle Edmund was on the wrong end of an upset in Brisbane as he crashed out to qualifier Yasutaka Uchiyama in straight sets.

Summary

  • British number one Kyle Edmund was on the wrong end of an upset in Brisbane as he crashed out to qualifier Yasutaka Uchiyama in straight sets.
  • Edmund, third seed at the hard court tournament, nearly went a break up in the fifth game of the first set but his Japanese opponent saved two break points.
  • Edmund broke twice during the tiebreak but failed to convert two set points and Uchiyama, ranked 185 in the world, won four points in a row to take the set in just under an hour.
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