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Roberto Quiroz earns 2nd career ATP Tour win at Delray Beach

Japan v Ecuador - Davis Cup Qualifier: Day 1

MIKI, JAPAN - MARCH 06: Roberto Quiroz of Ecuador reacts while playing in his singles match against Yasutaka Uchiyama of Japan on day one of the Davis Cup qualifier between Japan and Ecuador at the Bourbon Beans Dome on March 06, 2020 in Miki, Hyogo, Japan. The 2-day qualifier is held behind closed doors due to novel coronavirus outbreak. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)

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MIAMI -- Qualifier Roberto Quiroz overcame a shaky stretch in the first set Friday to beat American Noah Rubin 7-6 (1), 6-3 in the opening round of the Delray Beach Open.

Quiroz led 5-3, lost serve twice and then rallied, dominating the tiebreaker. The victory was the second career ATP Tour win for the 28-year-old Ecuadorian, who played at the University of Southern California.

Quiroz’s uncle, 1990 French Open champion Andres Gomez, played his final ATP Tour match at the inaugural Delray Beach Open in 1993.

In other first-round play, American Christian Harrison swept Tomas Martin Etcheverry of Argentina, 6-4, 6-2, and Bjorn Fratangelo beat fellow American Kevin King 6-2, 6-2. .

Daniel Elahi Galan of Colombia eliminated Andrej Martin of Slovakia, 6-4, 6-4, and Cameron Norrie of Britain drubbed J.C. Aragone of the United States.