An all British affair at the quarter-final of the China Open was tightly contested as Andy Murray progressed at the expense of his training partner.
World number two Andy Murray will put his friendship with Davis Cup team-mate Kyle Edmund aside when he aims to secure a place in the last four of the China Open.
Great Britain's Kyle Edmund eased into the second round of the China Open with a comfortable victory over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in Beijing, winning 6-3 6-2 in just 66 minutes.
Top-seeded Andy Murray had a 6-2, 6-1 win over Andrey Kuznetsov on Wednesday to set up China Open quarterfinal against his British Davis Cup teammate Kyle Edmund
Kyle Edmund on Friday afternoon scored the most heartening of wins for British tennis, earning a place in the main draw of the French Open with a decisive victory in the final qualifying round.