VINA DEL MAR, Chile (AP) -- Sixth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine was knocked out of the first round of the Royal Guard Open on Tuesday, losing to Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain 7-6 (4), 3-6, 7-5.
In another match featuring a seeded player, No. 8 Federico Delbonis of Argentina defeated Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-4 to reach the second round.
The tournament kicks off four weeks of play in clay-court events around Latin America.
Rafael Nadal has skipped the event after playing at Vina Del Mar a year ago, but is expected to play next week in Buenos Aires.
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- Daniel Gimeno-Traver
- Alexandr Dolgopolov
- Pablo Cuevas
- Fabio Fognini
- Nicolas Almagro
- Tommy Robredo