Edmund, third seed at the hard court tournament, nearly went a break up in the fifth game of the first set but his Japanese opponent saved two break points.
The remainder of the set also followed serve.

Kyle Edmund

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Edmund broke twice during the tiebreak but failed to convert two set points and Uchiyama, ranked 185 in the world, won four points in a row to take the set in just under an hour.
Uchiyama wrapped up the second set in 36 minutes, claiming a spot in the next round after converting his second match point.
The damage was done in the third game, where Edmund was broken to love as Uchiyama took the match 7-6 (8/6) 6-4.
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