Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) - Last week's Buenos Aires
runner-up Fabio Fognini posted a tough second-round win Thursday at the
inaugural $1.3 million Rio Open.
The third-seeded Italian, who titled in Chile two weeks ago, held off
Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 7-6 (7-1), 4-6, 6-3 on the red clay at Jockey Club
Also on Thursday in Rio, Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov overcame Argentine
qualifier Facundo Bagnis 6-7 (4-7), 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) to set-up a quarterfinal
meeting with Fognini.
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