Montanes through in Brasil Open
Originally published on: 26/02/10 13:05
Montanes, the second seed behind compatriot Juan Carlos Ferrero, claimed a 6-2 7-6 (7/2) victory at Costa do Sauipe.
Daniel Gimeno-Traver, also from Spain, joined his compatriot in round two with a 7-6 (9/7) 6-1 win over another Spaniard, Santiago Ventura.
Wildcard Ricardo Mello of Brazil, meanwhile, claimed a 6-2 7-5 victory over Paolo Lorenzi of Italy to progress to the next round.
Filippo Volandri of Italy, Brazil’s Rogerio Dutra Da Silva, Rui MacHado of Portugal and Argentina’s Carlos Berlocq all won their final qualifying round clashes to enter the main singles draw.