Garcia-Lopez advances to 2nd round of Argentina Open

The Associated Press
Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez makes a forehand return to Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Garcia-Lopez advances to 2nd round of Argentina Open

Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez makes a forehand return to Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Federico Delbonis and Thomaz Bellucci won their first-round matches in the Argentina Open on Monday.

Garcia-Lopes advanced with a 6-3, 6-3 victory against Carlos Berlocq of Argentina. Next up for Garcia-Lopes is a meeting with No. 2 seed and Spanish countryman Pablo Carreno Busta.

Crowd favorite Federico Delbonis also moved on, holding off German Florian Mayer for a 7-6 (4), 6-4 win. Bellucci defeated Argentina's Pedro Cachin 6-2, 6-1, and Dusan Lajovic advanced with a 7-6 (4), 6-1 victory against Argentinian Facundo Bagnis.

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