Laslo Djere maintained his excellent first-round report for 2023 with a snug victory towards Joao Sousa on Tuesday on the Movistar Chile Open.
The sixth-seeded Serbian prevailed 6-3, 6-2 on the clay-court ATP 250 and has now gained all six opening matches he has performed at Tour-level this season. Djere broke Sousa’s serve thrice and didn’t face a break level in his 78-minute triumph, which booked him a second-round task towards Italian qualifier Riccardo Bonadio.
Both of Djere’s ATP Tour titles (Rio de Janeiro in 2019 and Sardinia in 2020) had been gained on clay. The 27-year-old is competing on the Santiago event for the second time after he reached the quarter-finals in 2021.
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Tomas Martin Etcheverry and Dusan Lajovic additionally loved complete first-round victories on Tuesday within the Chilean capital. Etcheverry took out former World No. 9 Fabio Fognini 6-1, 7-6(1) for a personal-best fourth tour-level win of the yr. The 23-year-old subsequent takes on second seed Francisco Cerundolo.
Lajovic defeated qualifier Camilo Ugo Carabelli 6-1, 6-3, the pair’s second assembly in three weeks after the Serbian additionally prevailed in straight units in Buenos Aires. Lajovic takes on qualifier Juan Manuel Cerundolo for a spot within the quarter-finals.
Thiago Monteiro additionally reached the second spherical with a 7-5, 4-6, 7-5 upset of fifth seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas. The Brazilian claimed a topsy-turvy deciding set that includes 5 breaks of serve to earn a second-round assembly with Facundo Bagnis or Marco Cecchinato.
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