Frenchman advances in straight units over Pablo Cuevas in Buenos Aires
Monfils received 75 per cent of his first serve factors, and transformed on his two break level alternatives.
With the win, Monfils moved to Four-1 in his FedEx ATP Head2Head collection towards Cuevas. The No. 43-ranked Frenchman will play Dusan Lajovic within the subsequent spherical. Lajovic was a 7-6(Four), 6-1 winner over Argentine qualifier Facundo Bagnis on Monday.
Schwartzman, 5’ 7”, Stands Tall On ATP World Tour
Fifth seed Diego Schwartzman, the highest-seeded Argentine within the singles draw, broke 5 occasions to beat Andreas Haider-Maurer of Austria. Schwartzman is trying to turn into the primary homegrown champion in Buenos Aires since David Nalbandian in 2008.
Earlier on Tuesday, eighth-seeded Fernando Verdasco moved previous Brazil’s Thiago Monteiro, 6-2, 7-5. Verdasco will face Guido Pella, a 2-6, 6-Four, 6-Four winner over Nicolas Kicker, within the second spherical.