The British number one Kyle Edmund has been knocked out of the French Open this afternoon by Fabio Fognini in a five set encounter. Edmund who was aiming to reach the last 16 for the first time at Roland Garros was beaten 6-3 4-6 3-6 6-4 6-4. Fognini will now face third seed Marin Cilic who beat American Steve Johnson.
The defending champion and world number one Rafael Nadal eased into the last 16 with a straight sets victory over Frenchman & crowd favourite Richard Gasquet 6-3 6-2 6-2. Next for Nadal is unseeded German Maximilian Marterer.