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Garcia-Lopez battles through

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez successfully made it through to the second round of the VTR Open with victory over German Julian Reister in Vina del Mar.

The 30-year-old Spaniard overcame Reister after coming back from losing the first set as he recorded a 3-6 6-4 6-4 win.

In Monday's other first-round match, Argentina's Leonardo Mayer knocked out Andreas Haider-Maurer in straight sets with a 7-5 7-5 in Chile.

The top four seeds - Fabio Fognini, Tommy Robredo, Nicolas Almagro and Marcel Granollers - have byes into the second round.