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Jarry takes out third-seeded Musetti at Rio

Nicolas Jarry won against Lorenzo Musetti 6-4, 6-1 on Tuesday night and will face Spaniard Pedro Martinez in the next round

Nicolas Jarry Nicolas Jarry | Imago / Panoramic
Rio Open presented by Claro •Third round • completed
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Lorenzo Musetti’s stay at the Rio Open will be short-lived. The Italian fell to Chilean qualifier Nicolas Jarry 6-4, 6-1 on Monday in first-round action at the Jockey Club Brasileiro in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday night.

Musetti gave a flat performance in his Rio debut, surrendering four breaks of serve from five opportunities and never earning a break point against the Chilean. The contest lasted only 73 minutes as Jarry ran away with it in second set that saw Musetti win only 11 of 28 points on serve.

Musetti falls to 5-4 on the season, Jarry improves to 3-1.

Jarry, a 2018 Rio semi-finalist who is ranked No 139, will face Spaniard Pedro Martinez 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
  • Carlos Alcaraz vs. Mateus Alves
  • Albert Ramos-Vinolas vs. Tomas Martin Etcheverry
  • Fabio Fognini vs. Tomas Barrios Vera
  • Juan Manuel Cerundolo vs. Cameron Norrie
  • Roberto Carballes Baena vs. Francisco Cerundolo
  • Pedro Cachin vs. Daniel Elahi Galan
  • Hugo Gaston vs. Juan Pablo Varillas
  • 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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