Kyle Edmund selected to concentrate on a optimistic week as his watch for a primary ATP Tour title goes on.
The British primary appeared primed to carry silverware for the primary time on the primary males’s tour when he was paired with world no. 355 Pablo Andujar within the Grand Prix Hassan II ultimate in Marrakech.
It was undoubtedly a missed alternative for the 23-year-old, however he’ll nonetheless advance to a profession excessive rating of 23 when the brand new record comes out on Monday.
“It’s been a good year so far, it’s not the result I wanted, but nevertheless a good week for me.”
The Briton was the heavy favorite coming into the match however he couldn’t have endured a worse begin, shedding his first three service video games as Andujar wrapped up the opening set in 40 minutes.
Any hopes of a comeback have been quickly dashed as Edmund once more dropped his serve within the opening recreation of the second set.
He misplaced his personal supply an extra two instances as Andujar gained a fourth ATP title and first since 2014.
The Spaniard stated: “I performed very nicely throughout the entire match, making an attempt to make him transfer as a lot as I might.
“He assaults loads and is a really sturdy participant. I used to be very stable as we speak and I am very glad about that.”