American Jack Sock upset in first round in Rio

By The Sports Xchange  |  Feb. 17, 2016 at 1:49 AM
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American Jack Sock lost 7-5, 6-1 to unseeded Federico Delbonis in the first round of the Rio Open on Monday. The No. 6 seed, Sock lost in just one hour and 17 minutes.

No. 8 seed Thomaz Bellucci was also an upset victim, with the Brazilian falling in his home country to Alexandr Dolgopolove, 6-7(3), 7-5, 6-2.

No. 2 seed David Ferrer, No. 3 seed Dominic Thiem and No. 7 seed Fabio Fognini were straight sets winners.

In the women's draw, Brazil's Teliana Pereira entered as the top seed, but was upset by Petra Martic 6-3, 7-5. No. 2 seed Johanna Larsson and No. 6 seed Lara Arruabarrena were straights sets winners.


No. 5 seed Gilles Simon was upset by Teymuraz Gabashvili, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(7) in the first round of the Open 13 Provence in Marseille. Simon was the only seed in action Tuesday.

Australian Nick Kyrgios was a straight sets winner over Canadian Vasek Pospisil, 6-4, 6-4.

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