Delbonis reaches second round in Chile

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

AP Photo

VINA DEL MAR, Chile (AP)—Eighth-seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina defeated Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the Royal Guard Open in Chile.

Paolo Lorenzi of Italy also advanced, beating Colombia's Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-1.

The top four seeded players, who received byes into the second round, are No. 1 Fabio Fognini of Italy and three Spaniards — Tommy Robredo (2), Nicolas Almagro (3) and Marcel Granollers (4).

The tournament kicks off four weeks of play in clay-court events around Latin America.

Rafael Nadal has skipped the event after playing there a year ago, but is expected to play next week in Buenos Aires.
 

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

More Stories

30-Love: The end of the beginning for Novak Djokovic

The Serb has made a clean break from the prosperous, opening act of his career.

Fifth-seeded Alison Riske, sixth-seeded Julia Goerges win in Nuremberg

Czech qualifier Barbora Krejcikova and Japan's Misaki Doi also advanced. 

Victoria Azarenka intends to return for grass season, play Wimbledon

The two-time Grand Slam champion gave birth to her first child in December.