Carballés, the first Spaniard eliminated at the hands of Delbonis

The first day of the main draw of the AnyTech365 Andalucía Open, the new ATP 250 that is held at the Puente Romano Club in Marbella with a restricted audience in the stands, resulted in the first elimination of one of the ten Spaniards from the final draw, Roberto Carballés, who fell in two sets (7-5 ​​and 6-1) against the Argentine Federico Delbonis, eighth favorite.

The precedents were not flattering for the Tenerife native, who had lost in all three matches to one of Argentina's Davis Cup title heroes in 2016. The turning point of the game came when after being placed with 5-3, Carballés conceded a 0-4 partial with two breaks that ruined his good work and in the end they gave a significant moral advantage to Delbonis, who was unrivaled in the second round and will meet Norbert Gombos in the second round. The Slovak could with another Argentine, Juan Ignacio Londero (6-7 (3), 6-1 and 6-3).

In the first match of the day on the Manolo Santana court, the Frenchman Luca Pouille, greatly diminished due to injuries, fell to the Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis (6-4, 6-7 (5) and 7-5), who will be Albert Ramos' first rival. The duel between Korean Soonwoo Kwon and young Danish promise Holger Vitus Nodskov Rune, 17, was resolved with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (4) victory for the former. Kwon expects an opponent: Facundo Bagnis or Francisco Cerúndolo.

Zapata and Vilella, to the final table

Bernabé Zapata, who beat Russian Evgeny Donskoy, first seed of the qualy (6-1 and 6-4) and Mario Vilella, who beat another Spaniard, Carlos Gómez Herrera (6-3, 3-6 and 6-3), will be in the final draw of the tournament together with the Swiss Henri Laaksonen and the Serbian Nikola Milojevic, who will be the opponent of Carlos Alcaraz this Tuesday at 12:00 (Teledeporte).

Table, results and calendar.