Argentina's Londero and Delbonis advance at Chile Open
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) Argentine duo Juan Ignacio Londero and Federico Delbonis both advanced to the second round of the Chile Open with straight-set victories on Tuesday.
The fifth-seeded Londero beat compatriot Federico Coria 6-4, 6-2 and will face Brazil's Thiago Wild for a place in the quarterfinals.
The seventh-seeded Delbonis defeated Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-1, 7-6 (5). He'll next play Italy's Salvatore Caruso, who eliminated Jozef Kovalik, 6-2, 6-3.
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina of Spain beat Andrej Martin of Slovakia 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 to set up a meeting with top-seeded Christian Garín, who won the Rio Open last week.
The clay-court tournament in the Chilean capital is taking the slot previously held by the Brasil Open in Sao Paulo in recent years.
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Updated February 25, 2020