Argentina's Londero and Delbonis advance at Chile Open

(AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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.

More AP tennis: and

Updated February 25, 2020

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2021 by STATS PERFORM.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS PERFROM is strictly prohibited.