VALENCIA, Spain, April 14 (UPI) -- Frenchman Gael Monfils and Germany's Mischa Zverev were among first-round winners Monday in the Valencia Open in Spain.
Monfils advanced with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Argentina's Maximo Gonzalez.
Zverev outdueled Peru's Luis Horna 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4.
Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez moved into the next round when his opponent, Steve Darcis of Belgium, quit because of a wrist injury
David Ferrer, Tommy Robredo and Juan Carlos Ferrero, all of Spain, and Juan Monaco of Argentina, are all highly seeded players awaiting their first-round matches.
First-prize is worth $93,000.
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