No. 2 seed Pablo Cuevas loses in second round in Buenos Aires

by: AP | February 16, 2017

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

Pablo Cuevas, who lost to Alexandr Dolgopolov, had reached the quarterfinals the last two years. (AP)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Second-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay was knocked out of the Argentina Open's second round on Thursday, losing to Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3, 7-6 (4).

Dolgopolov won their only previous tour-level meeting in 2014 in Buenos Aires, and Cuevas had reached the quarterfinals in the last two years.

No. 3-seeded David Ferrer of Spain was also eliminated in the second round, losing to Carlos Berlocq of Argentina 6-4, 6-2. Ferrer won three straight Buenos Aires titles from 2012-14.

Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan reached the quarterfinals with a victory on Wednesday.

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

More Stories

Kyrgios on beating Nadal: 'It's easy to get up for these matches'

The Australian finds extra motivation in playing the bigger names in the sport.

Muguruza has been as impressive this week as she was at Wimbledon

The Spaniard breezed past world No. 1 Pliskova in the Cincinnati semifinals.

Muguruza upsets No. 1 Pliskova, reaches Cincinnati final

This is the first final the Spaniard has reached in the U.S. in her career.