ESTORIL, Portugal, April 14 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Gilles Simon of France scored a straight-set victory Monday in the first round of the Estoril Open tennis tournament in Portugal.
Simon outlasted Roko Karanusic of Croatia 7-5, 7-5.
Portuguese wild card Frederico Gil upset France's Nicolas Mahut 6-0, 6-3. Mahut was seeded sixth.
The tournament winner will collect $93,000.