Bad light stops play with Edmund & Chardy level at 5-5 in final set

British number one Kyle Edmund’s French Open first-round match with Frenchman Jeremy Chardy was suspended deep in the final set because of bad light.

The match was halted with the score at 7-6 (7-1) 5-7 6-4 4-6 5-5 after four hours of play at Roland Garros in Paris.

There were boos from the crowd when the decision was made to resume on Tuesday.

Edmund, 24, was a set and a break up before he was pegged back by the world number 41.

Edmund has reached the second round in each of his past four appearances at the French Open.

Kyle Edmund has fallen from 14th to 30th in the world rankings this year.

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