February 16, 2017

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Second-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay was knocked out of the Argentina Open second round on Thursday, losing to Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3, 7-6 (4).

Dolgopolov won their only previous tour-level meeting in 2014 in Buenos Aires, and Cuevas had reached the quarterfinals in the last two years.

No. 3-seeded David Ferrer played later Thursday against local wild card Carlos Berlocq. Ferrer won three straight Buenos Aires titles from 2012-14. Tommy Robredo, the 2009 champion, was also in action against Thiago Monteiro of Brazil.

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