Kyle Edmund beats Illya Marchenko at European Open in Antwerp

British number two Kyle Edmund came through two tie-breaks to beat Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko and reach the second round of the European Open.

Edmund, who reached a career-high ranking of 43 on Monday, won 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (7-5) and goes on to face Spain’s second seed David Ferrer in Antwerp.

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