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Kyle Edmund - Gastão Elias
French Open men - 30 May 2017

French Open – Follow the Tennis match between Kyle Edmund and Gastão Elias live with Eurosport. The match starts at 11:00 on 30 May 2017. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.
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Kyle Edmund says: "It was good. I controlled a lot of the match...in the third, it shows why in best-of-five you need to keep your concentration a bit more."

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EDMUND 6-3 6-2 7-5 ELIAS: Well done, Kyle Edmund, through to round two in straight sets. A brilliant forehand winner zooms past the Portuguese player to finish things off.

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EDMUND 6-3 6-2 6-5 ELIAS: That's the break! Kyle Edmund quietly clenches his fist but that's a major blow for him. Can he capitalise on this?

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EDMUND 6-3 6-2 5-5 ELIAS: Can't split these two in this third set, which has gone past the half-hour mark now.

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EDMUND 6-3 6-2 4-5 ELIAS: But Elias is looking solid on his serve as well and cruises through to nudge into the lead again.

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EDMUND 6-3 6-2 4-4 ELIAS: Kyle Edmund looked like he might be having a bit of a dip here in the sunshine but he comes back to hold serve in this third.

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16:59

Edmund has taken his eye off the ball and his foot off the gas - Elias has broken him, and leads 2-0 in the third set.

16:50

Kyle Edmund is on absolute fire! A thunderous serve cements the second set 6-2, and he might even beat Murray back to the locker room!

16:40

Edmund is flying! He leads 4-1 in set two, having just slammed home the double-break!

16:34 

edmund is playig really well out there, such that it's possible to see given how distant the cameras are. He's a break up in the second set, leading 2-1. The winner of this plays Tsonga.

16:25 

Edmund forces Elias to deuce, but he manages to hold his first service of the second set.

16:16

Edmund gets to 40-15, but Elias blazes two return winners past him to get deuce. Edmund then has to save a break point, before a nifty serve out wide allows him to close out the set 6-3!

16:09 

Edmund has a go at serving for the set, but can't pull it off; it's now 5-2, but he'll be back in a second - Elias is looking good for 5-3.

16:01 

Edmund has started like a train! That forehand is going, and he's 4-1 ahead.