Cameron Norrie suffers early exit from Cordoba Open
British No 2 Cameron Norrie had no answers for the questions asked by Pedro Cachin as he went down in straight sets in the Cordoba Open first round.
Argentine qualifier Cachin won his first ATP Tour match as he beat world No 64 Norrie 6-4, 6-4 in one hour and 20 minutes on the red dirt.
"He had no right to get that ball back."
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) February 4, 2019
The 23-year-old broke in the opening game of the match and then in game nine of the second set before serving it out to claim his maiden win on Tour.
Next up is fourth seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.
It was a good day for the Argentines as Guido Pella also booked his second-round ticket with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Paolo Lorenzi from Italy.
Tunisian Malek Jaziri, though, accounted for Carlos Berlocq’s exit as he beat the Argentine wildcard 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7-4).
Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene, meanwhile, earned himself a clash with top seed Fabio Fognini after beating Maximilian Marterer from Germany 6-3, 6-4.
More from Tennis365:
Former Olympian suggests Naomi Osaka has made her life more difficult after media boycott
Osaka is set to return to action for the first time since she pulled out of the French Open at the Olympics
Andy Murray reveals his daughter gave him inspiration after Wimbledon defeat
Murray revealed a chat with his daughter helped him reassess his Wimbledon disappointment as he targets an Olympic medal.
Novak Djokovic gives his pre-Olympics press conference as he targets a gold medal
Djokovic struck a confident tone ahead of his bid for a first Olympic gold medal in Tokyo.
Novak Djokovic handed tough Olympics draw as he practices with Andy Murray
Djokovic may have to beat Alexander Zverev and Andrey Rublev to reach the gold medal match in the Tokyo Olympics.
Andy Murray’s former coach on what happens next for the former world No.1
Alex Corretja urges Andy Murray to continue to play as long as he still enjoys it.
The ultimate guide to the best tennis trainers on the market
A look at the best tennis trainers on the market for players of all standards.
‘A beacon of hope’ – Andy Murray on why the Olympic Games mean so much to him
The greatest sporting event of them all has a special place in Andy Murray’s heart.
Novak Djokovic posts emotional Instagram message to toast his Wimbledon win
He has taken time to gather his…
Who is playing at the Tokyo Olympics, latest odds and can anyone stop Novak Djokovic?
World No.1 and history chasing Novak Djokovic will dominate the agenda in Tokyo.
Ashleigh Barty opts against staying in the Olympic village as she arrives in Tokyo
Barty has arrived in Tokyo for the Olympic Games, but she will not be staying at the athletes’ village.