Second-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay was knocked out of the Argentina Open tennis tournament on Thursday, losing his second round match against Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3 7-6 (7-4).
Dolgopolov won their only previous tour-level meeting in 2014 in Buenos Aires, and Cuevas had reached the quarter-finals in the past two years.
No.3-seeded David Ferrer of Spain was also eliminated in the second round, losing to Carlos Berlocq of Argentina 6-4 6-2. Ferrer won three straight Buenos Aires titles from 2012-14.
Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan reached the quarter-finals with a victory on Wednesday.