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Rio Open: Francisco Cerundolo powers into second round

Francisco Cerundolo beat Roberto Carballes Baena 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday evening and will play the winner of the match between Jaume Munar and Bernabe Zapata Miralles in the next round

Francisco Cerundolo Francisco Cerundolo | © Panoramic
Rio Open presented by Claro •Third round • completed
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Argentinian Francisco Cerundolo, the No 4 seed, moved into the second round of the Rio Open by defeating Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 at the Jockey Club Brasileiro in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday evening.

Cerundolo, ranked No 33, will face the winner of the match between Jaume Munar and Bernabe Zapata Miralles next.

Rio de Janeiro ATP500, other first-round results (Jockey Club Brasileiro, clay, USD 2.013.940, most recent results first):

  • Thomaz Bellucci vs. Sebastian Baez
  • Jaume Munar vs. Bernabe Zapata Miralles
  • Dusan Lajovic vs. Diego Schwartzman
  • Fabio Fognini vs. Tomas Barrios Vera
  • Carlos Alcaraz vs. Mateus Alves: tuesday
  • Albert Ramos-Vinolas vs. Tomas Martin Etcheverry: tuesday
  • Cameron Norrie (2) beat Juan Manuel Cerundolo (LL): 7-5, 6-1
  • Daniel Elahi Galan beat Pedro Cachin: 7-6 (4), 6-4
  • Juan Pablo Varillas beat Hugo Gaston (Q): 7-5, 6-4
  • Nicolas Jarry (Q) beat Lorenzo Musetti (3): 6-4, 6-1
  • Laslo Djere beat Facundo Bagnis (Q): 6-2, 3-2 ret.
  • Thiago Monteiro beat Dominic Thiem: 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (2)
  • Hugo Dellien beat João Sousa: 6-0, 6-2
  • Alex Molcan (9) beat Joao Fonseca (WC): 6-0, 6-3
  • Pedro Martinez beat Cristian Garin: 7-6, 6-4
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