Aljaz Bedene: Briton loses in Shenzhen Open second round

Aljaz Bedene
Bedene became a UK citizen in March

Aljaz Bedene was knocked out of the Shenzhen Open in the second round, beaten in straight sets by Hyeon Chung.

Britain's Bedene, the world number 55, was beaten 6-2 6-0 by 19-year-old South Korean Chung in less than an hour.

Chung advances to the quarter-finals of the event in China, where he will face second seed Marin Cilic of Croatia.

Slovenia-born 26-year-old Bedene, who became a UK citizen in March, is ranked 45 places above the British number three, Kyle Edmund.

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