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Payna : World No 150 Sumit Nagal, 23, India, a qualifier, drubbed World No 100 Joao Sousa, 31, Portugal, in straight sets to enter the 2nd round of ATP Argentina Open at buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 2, 2021, night. nagal had to win three qualifying matches to enter the main draw of Argentina Open, an outdoor clay courts tournament.

Nagal thumped Sousa 6-2, 6-0 in first round on March 2, 2021, night. The Indian won 6 break points in the match to 1 by Sousa. Nagal also won 11 games in a row during the match to just 2 by Sousa. Nagal, a regular member of India Davis Cup team, won 58 points in the match to just 33 by Sousa. Sousa committed 4 double faults to just 1 by the Indian.

Sixth seed & World No 57 Pablo Andujar, 35, Spain, beat World No 90 Juan Ignacio Londero, 27, Argentina, 6-3, 6-0 to enter the 2nd round. Andujar won 5 break points during the match to 1 by Londero. He also won 7 games in a row in the match to 2 by the Argentine. Andujar, in all, won 77 points during the match to 54 by Londero.

World No 71 Dominik Koepfer, 26, Germany, beat World No 386 Thiago Augustine Tirante, 19, Argentina, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in first round. Both the players won 2 break points each in the match. Both of them also committed 2 double faults each. Both of them also won 3 games each in a row in the match. Koepfer, in all, won 81 points during the match to 72 by Tirante.