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Kyle Edmund picks up his first win of the season at the ASB Classic in Auckland.

Edmund Battles To Victory In Auckland

Pospisil advances on Tuesday

Brit Kyle Edmund dug deep on Tuesday at the ASB Classic in Auckland, battling through a rain delay and the tricky game of Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina to advance 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

Rain took the players off the court for nearly 90 minutes with Davidovich Fokina serving at 2-6, 5-4. The Spaniard leveled the match when play resumed, but Edmund regrouped to pick up his first win of the season. He'll face seventh-seeded Frenchman Adrian Mannarino or Italian Andreas Seppi in the next round.

Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil continued his career resurgence with a convincing 6-4, 6-2 victory over Portuguese Joao Sousa, runner-up three years ago in Auckland (l. to Sock). Pospisil wrapped up last season with a third-round showing at the ATP Masters 1000 event in Shanghai and back-to back ATP Challenger Tour titles. Next up is a blockbuster second-round clash with second seed and fellow Canadian Denis Shapovalov.

Elsewhere, Australia's John Millman saved six of eight break points to overcome American qualifier Michael Mmoh 7-6(5), 6-4 in one hour and 47 minutes, before rain suspended play for the rest of the day. 

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