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Kei Nishikori rolls into second round in Acapulco

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- Kei Nishikori cruised to victory in his opening match Monday in Acapulco by defeating Thiemo de Bakker 6-0, 6-3 in less than an hour.

The second-seeded Nishikori was sharp in his first match since capturing his fourth Memphis Open title a week ago. He broke his Dutch opponent six times and fended off the only break point he faced.

Also Monday, 35-year-old Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic continued his strong form of late in beating Mexican wild card Lucas Gomez 6-4, 6-2. Estrella Burgos is coming off a defense of his title two weeks ago in Quito.

On the women's side, Britain's Johanna Konta, an Australian Open semifinalist, rallied to beat Estonia's Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, and third-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova advanced when Urszula Radwanska retired while trailing 0-6, 3-2.

The top seeds in the men's and women's draws, David Ferrer and Victoria Azarenka, play their opening matches Tuesday.