Robredo safely through

  • Last Updated: February 11 2014, 8:04 GMT

Spain's third seed Tommy Robredo claimed a straight-sets win over compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta in the first round of the Copa Claro in Buenos Aires.

Tommy Robredo: Straight-sets winner in Buenos Aires
Tommy Robredo: Straight-sets winner in Buenos Aires

Robredo won 6-4 6-4 in one hour and 25 minutes on Monday.

Argentinian wild card Guido Pella produced a notable upset by beating Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in straight sets.

The first set went to a tie-break after one service break apiece, but world number 108 Pella took it and the left-hander went on to complete a 7-6 (8/6) 6-4 win over a player ranked 56 places above him.

Fifth seed Marcel Granollers, of Spain, came through a three-set battle lasting just 10 minutes short of three hours as he saw off Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene 7-5 3-6 6-2.

Argentina's Carlos Berlocq swept aside Joao Sousa 6-4 6-2, but compatriot Federico Delbonis went out, going down 3-6 7-5 6-1 to Spain's Pablo Andujar.


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