Updated: February 13, 2018, 6:43 PM ET
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Fernando Verdasco and Gael Monfils won their first-round matches in the Argentina Open on Tuesday, and Australian Open semifinalist Kyle Edmund withdrew from the tournament due to illness.
Edmund withdrew from his scheduled match against Spain’s Roberto Carballes Baena because of a throat infection.
Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria plays Wednesday.
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