French Open 2018: Kyle Edmund beaten by Fabio Fognini in third round

French Open 2018: Kyle Edmund beaten by Fabio Fognini in third round
French Open 2018: Kyle Edmund beaten by Fabio Fognini in third round

By Jonathan Jurejko

BBC Sport at Roland Garros

French Open 2018
Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 27 May-10 June
Coverage: Daily live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app.

British number one Kyle Edmund missed out on a first appearance in the French Open last 16 as he lost a five-set thriller to Italy's Fabio Fognini.

Edmund lost 6-3 4-6 3-6 6-4 6-4 in a fluctuating contest with the Italian 18th seed at Roland Garros.

The 23-year-old Yorkshireman has reached his first Grand Slam semi-final and broken into the world's top 20 for the first time this year.

But the 16th seed could not break new ground on his preferred surface.

Fognini, 31, will play either Croatian third seed Marin Cilic or American Steve Johnson in the fourth round.

More to follow.

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