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Fognini reaches quarterfinals in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Second-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy reached the quarterfinals of the Copa Claro Wednesday, defeating Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-2.

Fognini also defeated Mayer on Sunday in the Royal Guard Open final in Vina del Mar, Chile.

Third-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain also got through to the quarterfinals, beating Guido Pella of Argentina 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Fourth-seeded Nicolas Almagro reached the quarterfinals by defeating fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver 1-6, 7-5, 6-4. Almagro has won all of his 12 ATP titles on clay, and six in Latin America.

Eighth-seeded Jeremy Chardy of France joined Almargo in the quarters, defeating Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (3).

In a late match, two-time defending champion and top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain faced Santiago Giraldo of Colombia.

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