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Moya wins in Buenos Aires

February 09, 2005 19:29 IST

Top seed Carlos Moya enjoyed a straight-sets win over qualifier Peter Luczak in the first round of the $380,000 Buenos Aires Open on Tuesday.

Moya, who won the first of his 18 ATP singles titles at the same tournament 10 years ago, beat the Australian 6-3, 7-6 to earn a second-round match against Argentine Juan Monaco.

"I'm happy considering it was a first match. I didn't play at all badly and I hope to improve every day," said the Spaniard.

Two other seeded players were less fortunate.

Fifth seed Juan Ignacio Chela of Argentina lost 7-5, 6-1 to Spanish qualifier Marc Lopez while Italy's Filippo Volandri, seeded sixth, was beaten 6-4, 6-2 by Germany's Lars Burgsmuller.

French Open champion Gaston Gaudio of Argentina, the second seed, plays later on Tuesday.

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