Moya, Gaudio fall in first round at Brazil Open
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil -- Fourth-seeded Carlos Moya and fifth-seeded Gaston Gaudio dropped out of the Brazil Open on Monday.
Brazil's Thiago Alves beat Moya 2-6, 7-5, 6-3, and Italy's Potito Starace eliminated Gaudio 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of the clay-court event.
Gaudio, a former French Open winner, is winless on the ATP Tour
since the U.S. Open, a string of six defeats. Starace, ranked 85th,
had lost three first-round matches coming into the clay-court event
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