ATP World Tour, Portugal Open: Julien Benneteau and Horacio Zeballos fall at the first

Last Updated: 30/04/13 10:37pm

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Julien Benneteau: Frenchman beaten in straight sets by Pablo Carreno-Busta

Julien Benneteau: Frenchman beaten in straight sets by Pablo Carreno-Busta

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France's Julien Benneteau crashed out in the first round of the Portugal Open in Oeiras.

Pablo Carreno-Busta, the world number 228, cruised to a 6-3 6-4 win in one hour and 33 minutes.

Seventh-seeded Argentinian Horacio Zeballos also fell as the first hurdle, going down by the same scoreline to Portuguese wildcard Gastao Elias.

Spain's Tommy Robredo avoided making it a clean sweep of seeds to exit, the eighth-seed surviving a scare against fellow countryman Daniel Gimeno-Traver before claiming a 2-6 7-5 6-3 victory.

Romania's Victor Hanescu, Columbia's Alejandro Falla, Holland's Robin Haase, Italy's Paolo Lorenzi and Spain's Albert Ramos were other first-round winners.

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