Rome Masters: Kyle Edmund loses in the first round

Kyle Edmund: Out of the Rome Masters

Kyle Edmund is out of the Rome Masters following a first-round exit against Marco Cecchinato.

The British number two, won the first set with the match tied at 3-3 in the second before a rain delay.

But following the suspension in play, Italian qualifier Cecchinato returned to take the tie-break and send the match into a decider.

Cecchinato then broke Edmund in the opening game of the third set before racing to a 3-6 7-6 (9) 6-2 victory.

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