Valencia Open: Aljaz Bedene knocked out by Vasek Pospisil
British number two Aljaz Bedene has been knocked out of the Valencia Open at the second round, defeated in straight sets by Vasek Pospisil.
The 26-year-old, who is at a career-high world ranking of 48, lost 6-3 6-4.
Slovenia-born Bedene, who gained UK citizenship in March, had beaten French eighth seed Jeremy Chardy 3-6 6-2 6-1 in the first round.
Canadian Pospisil, 25, goes on to play either German qualifier Daniel Brands or top seed David Ferrer of Spain.