French tennis player Benoit Paire overcame the barrier of the first round of the competition in Barcelona, beating Argentinean Juan Ignacio Londero in two sets – 7/5, 6/2.
For 1 hour and 11 minutes of the fight, the 46th number of the ATP rating, 29-year-old Benoit, recorded three breaks and seven aces, activating five times in the wrong. 25-year-old Londero, who occupies 79th place in the world classification, performed one ace and made one double mistake.
Before each other players have not met. In the second round of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell tournament, Paire will fight with Spaniard Pablo Carreño Busta.