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Rio Open: Lajovic takes out slumping Schwartzman

Dusan Lajovic beat Diego Schwartzman 6-1, 6-4 on Wednesday evening and will play Serb Laslo Djere in the next round

Dusan Lajovic Tennis – ATP Cup – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 2, 2021 Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic reacts during his group stage match against Canada’s Milos Raonic
Rio Open presented by Claro •Third round • completed
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Serb Dusan Lajovic reached the second round of the Rio Open by defeating Argentinian Diego Schwartzman, the No 5 seed, 6-1, 6-4 at the Jockey Club Brasileiro in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday evening.

Lajovic, ranked No 80, will play Serb Laslo Djere next.

38th-ranked Schwartzman, the 2018 Rio champion, has now lost five of six matches in 2023.

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
  • Fabio Fognini vs. Tomas Barrios Vera
  • Carlos Alcaraz vs. Mateus De Carvalho Cardoso Alves
  • Albert Ramos-Vinolas vs. Tomas Martin Etcheverry: wednesday
  • Jaume Munar vs. Bernabe Zapata Miralles: wednesday
  • Cameron Norrie (2) beat Juan Manuel Cerundolo (LL): 7-5, 6-1
  • Francisco Cerundolo (4) beat Roberto Carballes Baena: 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
  • 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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