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Zeballos beats Russian teen Rublev at Swiss Open, faces top-seeded Goffin in 2nd round


GSTAAD, Switzerland — of Argentina beat Russian teenager 6-4, 7-6(1) in the Swiss Open on Monday to earn a second-round match against top-seeded of Belgium.

Zeballos took the only break point he needed in the first set against his 17-year-old, wild-card opponent. After exchanging service breaks in the second, Zeballos cruised through the tiebreaker.

The 14th-ranked Goffin was elevated to top seed when French Open champion Stan Wawrinka withdrew from his home event last week.

Defending champion of Spain will face in the second round of the clay-court event after the Serb beat French qualifier Calvin Hemery 7-5, 6-2.

of Argentina beat Swiss wild card 6-4, 6-2, and of Uzbekistan beat Frenchman 6-0, 6-4.

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