Kyle Edmund sets up Novak Djokovic clash in Madrid
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Kyle Edmund sets up Novak Djokovic clash in Madrid

Kyle Edmund completed a 6-4 6-0 win over Daniil Medvedev to secure a meeting with Novak Djokovic in the second round of the Madrid Masters.

The British number one saved five break points in the first set before winning eight straight games for a comfortable victory over the Russian in one hour and 17 minutes.

He faces former world number one Djokovic on Wednesday knowing a victory should see him enter the world's top 20.

Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov produced a relentless display of big-hitting to deny France's Benoit Paire the perfect 29th birthday present with a 7-6(5) 4-6 6-4 victory in the second round.

World number 43 Shapovalov struck 38 winners, including 18 on his forehand, to seal victory in just over two hours.

The 19-year-old will next face compatriot Milos Raonic or third seed Grigor Dimitrov in the last 16 on Thursday.

Earlier on Tuesday, Croatia's Borna Coric upset ninth seed Pablo Carreno Busta 6-4 6-2 in the opening round.

Coric fought back from 4-3 down to win five straight games en route to a second straight victory over the Spaniard, who he also beat at the Qatar Open earlier this year.

Coric was leading 5-2 in the second set when heavy rain interrupted play at Caja Magica, and after a 40 minute delay he returned to complete his 16th match win of the season.

Dutchman Robin Haase snapped a four-match losing streak to record the 200th match win of his career, defeating South Korean Chung Hyeon 6-2 6-0 in the other first round match.

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