The 24-12 months-antique third seed beat Frenchman Ugo Humbert 6-3 6-2 in the first round, whilst French wildcard Tsonga beat Cedrik-Marcel Stebe in instantly units.
Edmund misplaced to Spaniard Pablo Andujar in last yr’s very last – his first at ATP degree.
Britain’s Jamie Murray is pinnacle seeded in the guys’s doubles along John friends.
They begin their marketing campaign against Denmark’s Frederik Nielsen and the Netherlands’ Matwe Middelkoop on Tuesday.
world wide variety 3 Alexander Zverev is top seed within the men’s singles and faces Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin within the first spherical.