Portuguese tennis player beat the Chinese Di Wu by 6-4, 3-6 and 6-2.
Gastão Elias stamped his passport for the second round of the Yokohama tournament. This Monday, in the debut in the Japanese test, the Portuguese beat the Chinese Di Wu and assured the passage.
The current 297th in the world rankings gave no chance and beat his opponent, 320th, by 6-4, 3-6 and 6-2 in a game that lasted 1h49.
It is now a confrontation with the Brazilian Guilherme Clezar, number 237 of the world and 13th seed of the tournament.
In addition to Gastão Elias, Gonçalo Oliveira is also in the race and has a scheduled debut against Russian Ivan Gakhov.