The 22nd racket of the world, Briton Kyle Edmund, lost to Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, occupying the 116th line of the ATP rating, with a score of 6/7 (6), 3/6 in the second round of the competition in Marrakesh.
The match lasted 1 hour and 29 minutes. During this time, the 24-year-old Edmund filed through seven times, made one double mistake and did not make a single break, and the 34-year-old Tsonga performed eight aces, made a mistake once and applied two break points.
This was the first official meeting of athletes. In the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix Hassan II tournament, Tsonga will face off against Italian Lorenzo Sonego.