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Benoit Paire, Thomaz Bellucci out in 2nd round of the Brazil Open

SAO PAULO -- The top-seeded Benoit Paire of France and No. 2 Thomaz Bellucci lost in the second round of the Brazil Open on Thursday.

Paire fell to Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-0, 4-6, 6-3.

Home crowd favorite Bellucci was ousted by Roberto Carballes Baena of Spain 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Meanwhile, No. 3 and defending champion Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay reached the quarterfinals when he beat Facundo Bagnis of Argentina 6-3, 7-5.