Granollers into quarters; Garcia-Lopez exits Gstaad
Juan Monaco upended the third-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (pictured) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4.
Gstaad, Switzerland (SportsNetwork.com) -
Former champion Marcel Granollers cruised into the quarterfinals, while two seeds, including Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, came up second-round losers Wednesday at the Swiss Open tennis event.
The second-seeded Spaniard Granollers grounded Swiss wild card Yann Marti 6-1, 6-4. The 2011 champ will next face fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar on Friday.
Former top-10 Argentine Juan Monaco upended the third-seeded Garcia-Lopez 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 and is now 6-2 lifetime against the Spaniard, while another mild upset came when Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci drove out fellow South American Federico Delbonis of Argentina 6-4, 6-4 on the red clay at Roy Emerson Arena. Bellucci was the Gstaad champion in 2009 and 2012 and is now 12-2 at this tournament.
Bellucci and Monaco will square off in the quarters.