Kyle Edmund beats Feliciano Lopez in first round of Mexican Open
Kyle Edmund Assembled Using a Jaw-dropping Triumph over Feliciano Lopez in Acapulco in his New York Open title triumph.
The British number two beat Lopez 6-4 6-1 in the Mexican Open to Establish a battle against the Alex Bolt or even Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime of Australia.
Edmund, fresh from his first ATP title success since October 2018, and Lopez had a late night with the last game of the afternoon not starting until 12.20am.
Spanish veteran Lopez immediately broke dominate and to lead 2-0 at the second, although the first group was a affair.
Edmund closed out the set to triumph in 68 minutes and saved two break points to lead 3-0.
Adrian Mannarino came from 1 set behind to deliver the Mexican Open campaign of Cameron Norrie .
Three times, struck his French opponent in the first set and dropped just 1 service game for a 6-2 lead.
The first four games of the second group went contrary to serve the Frenchman broke for a 5-3 lead and served out to level up the match.
Three dropped service matches proved to be the gap as Mannarino sealed a 2-6 6-3 6-3 win.
Elsewhere in Acapulco, British number-one Heather Watson toiled over American Coco Vandeweghe 4-6 6-4 6-4.
The former top 10 player had a set lead after 50 minutes as the American bumped to enjoy from the game.
But the Briton, ranked 124 places higher than her competitor and 69th, served out to push a decider and got an early break in the second set and sealed her place at another round on her fourth match point.
Stan Wawrinka has been made to dig deep as he saw off Frances Tiafoe 6-3 6-7 (4) 7-6 (1) from the first round of this Mexican Open at Acapulco.
A established edge was acquired by the third seed after 35 minutes however the third and second sets went to tiebreakers after neither guy missing a match.
Because the game had been levelled up but that the entire number 16 proved too good with three breaks of serve Wawrinka broke double in 5-4 in the second set tie breaker.
Australian Alex De Minaur went to Miomir Kecmanovic 3-6 6-4 6-3 in just two weeks, while qualifier Tommy Paul maintained a hard-fought 6-7 (4) 6-4 6-4 success over Mackenzie McDonald.
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