Spain's Baena advances at Uruguay Open

FIle Photo - Roberto Carballes Baena
IANS|07-Nov-2017 16:16

Montevideo, Nov 7 - Fifth-seeded Roberto Carballes Baena of Spain advanced to the second round of the Uruguay Open after defeating Argentina's Maximo Gonzalez 6-1, 2-6, 6-1 here.

The Tenerife-born player won the match which lasted more than two hours to eliminate the 2010 champion from the tournament at the Carrasco Lawn Tennis club here on Monday, reports Efe.

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Colombia's Alejandro Gonzalez defeated Italy's Marco Cecchinato 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, and Brazil's Guilherme Clezar defeated Hungary's Attila Balazs in a straight-sets 7-6, 7-6 victory.

In the other first round match played on Monday, Argentina's Federico Coria defeated Norway's Casper Ruud 6-2, 6-4.