Result: Kyle Edmund progresses through first round at Olympic Games

Kyle Edmund celebrates winning a point during his first-round match against Gilles Simon at Queen's on June 15, 2016
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Great Britain representative Kyle Edmund is through to the second round of the men's singles with a straight-sets win over Jordan Thompson.

Kyle Edmund has defeated Jordan Thompson to move through to the second round at the Olympic Games.

The Great Britain representative went into the match having played just once since his contribution in the Davis Cup quarter-finals, but he looked back to his best against his Australian opponent.

Edmund broke Thompson's serve in the opening game of the match before holding convincingly to move closer to an appearance in the next round in Rio de Janeiro.

Thompson held at the start of the second but that was as good as it got as Edmund broke twice to seal a 6-4 6-2 victory.

Edmund will now play Taro Daniel after the Japanese player earned a surprise win over American Jack Sock.

Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory during the Men's Singles first round match against Liam Broady of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2016 in Londo
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