Kyle Edmund to play Novak Djokovic after beating Daniil Medvedev

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Kyle Edmund has beaten Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in the first round of the Madrid Open.

The world number 22 took just 79 minutes to win 6-4 6-0 and will play Novak Djokovic in the second round on Wednesday.

Edmund saved three break points before taking a 5-4 lead and serving out the opening set.

The British number one lost just 12 points in the second set and sailed to victory, finishing with a love game to secure his place in the second round.

Edmund won his maiden ATP doubles title on Sunday with fellow Brit Cameron Norrie.

Cover Photo: Kyle Edmund by Carine06 used under license by CC BY-SA 2.0.

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