Sao Paulo, March 2: Top seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain progressed to the men’s singles quarter-fils at the Brasil Open tennis tourment with a straight sets victory over Brazilian Guilherme Clezar.
The World No.22 needed just an hour and 30 minutes to beat the crowd favorite 6-3, 6-4 in the ATP 250 clay-court event here on Thursday, reports Xinhua news agency.
Ramos-Vinolas set up a clash with Chilean Nicolas Jarry, who overcame Argentinian Guido Pella 6-7, 6-4, 7-6.
Fourth-seed Gael Monfils of France defeated Argenti’s Horacio Zeballos 3-6, 6-3, 3-6 to set up a quarterfil with Brazil’s Rogerio Dutra Silva, who outclassed Nicolas Kicker of Argenti 6-4, 6-2.
The other quarter-fils will feature Leordo Mayer of Argenti against Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas and Italian second seed Fabio Fognini against Spain’s Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. IANS