By Press Association Reporter
Published: 06:02 GMT, 2 January 2019 | Updated: 10:38 GMT, 2 January 2019
British No 1 Kyle Edmund was on the wrong end of an upset in Brisbane as he crashed out to qualifier Yasutaka Uchiyama in straight sets.
Edmund, third seed at the hard court tournament, nearly went a break up in the fifth game of the first set but his Japanese opponent saved two break points.
The remainder of the set also followed serve.
British No 1 Kyle Edmund suffered a surprise second round exit at the Brisbane International
Edmund looked set to progress against the world No 185 but was