Argentina's Mayer and Delbonis advance at Brasil Open

by: AP | February 26, 2018

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Leonardo Mayer outlasted Portugal's Gastao Elias 7-5, 6-7 (10), 7-6 (5). (Getty Images)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Two Argentinians who are among the top seeds at the Brasil Open have advanced to the next round.

Eighth seed Federico Delbonis beat Spain's Roberto Carballes Baena 6-4, 6-4 on Monday.

Delbonis' compatriot Leonardo Mayer, the clay tournament's fifth seed, outlasted Portugal's Gastao Elias 7-5, 6-7 (10), 7-6 (5).

In another Portugal-vs.-Argentina matchup, Joao Domingues overcame Renzo Olivo 2-6, 7-6 (6), 7-5.

Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez advanced with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 win over Gerald Melzer of Austria.


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