Albert Montanes advances at Estoril

Updated: May 1, 2012, 3:14 PM ET
Associated Press

OEIRAS, Portugal -- Seventh-seeded Albert Montanes moved into the second round of the Estoril Open with a 6-2, 6-3 win Tuesday over Matthew Ebden of Australia.

The 69th-ranked Spaniard won despite squandering eight break points.

Eighth-seeded Flavio Cipolla of Italy ousted Argentine Diego Junqueira 6-1 6-4.

Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro, defending his title on clay in Portugal, has a first-round bye.

Second-seeded Maria Kirilenko advanced in the women's event, overcoming Elena Baltacha 7-6 (6), 6-1. Third-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues defeated qualifier Kristina Barrois 6-4. 6-1.


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