Edmund is ranked 12 puts upper than American DonaldsonBritain’s Kyle Edmund was once knocked out of the Chengdu Open in the second round by way of American Jared Donaldson.
The global quantity 46 was once crushed 6-Zero 1-6 6-Four by way of 58th-ranked Donaldson, who was once dominant on his first serve.
Edmund, 22, had observed off Bernard Tomic in the primary round, however was once damaged as soon as by way of Donaldson, 20, in the 3rd set as his go back from harm was once halted.
The British quantity two retired in the USA Open 3rd round previous this month on account of a neck harm.
After a primary set in which Edmund failed to win a sport on serve, the Briton spoke back neatly in the second to stage at 1-1.
But he struggled as soon as once more together with his first serve in the 3rd and, regardless of saving two destroy issues, Donaldson were given the an important step forward at Five-Four and served out the sport.
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