The main draw at the Gran Canaria Open is completed this afternoon

Two pairings from pre qualifying will play this evening for a place in the main draw. David Leal and Ricardo Martinez stunned Jacobo Blanco and Javier Redondo (6/0, 6/3), while Antonio Cardona and Miguel Oliveira knocked out the number two seeds in qualifying, German Tamame and Andres Britos (7/6, 6/4). The four final qualifying matches will be played this evening, from 19:00 onwards, at La Calzada.

The main draw at the Gran Canaria Open is completed this afternoon

The first round of qualifying at the Gran Canaria Open took place with the stands packed to the rafters once again. The first pairing to pull off a surprise were Cardona-Oliveira who took a two-set win to knock out Argentine duo Tamame-Britos.

Their opponents this afternoon for a place in the main draw will be Alejandro Galan and Juan Cruz Belluati who beat Marcelo Capitani and Jesus Espejo 6/3, 4/6, 7/5.

Another of this evening's matches, not before 20:30, will pit together Cristian German Gutierrez-Antonio Luque and David Gutierrez-Francisco Chico Gomes. Luque and Gutierrez got the better of Argentine pairing Cutu Perez Millan and Juan Manuel Restivo (6/3, 7/5), while Brazilian Gomes and Argentine Gutierrez needed three sets to knock out Andoni Bardasco and Portugal's Diogo Rocha (1/6, 6/3, 6/4).

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In one of the closest matches of the morning, new pairing Ignacio Gonzalez Gadea and Javier Ruiz fought back from a set down to win 3/6, 7/6, 6/4 against Jake Benzal and Cristian Calneggia. Now they will play for a place in the main draw against Victor Ruiz and Javier Limones, who won against local pairing Luis Dominguez and Raul Perez (6/4, 6/3).

The last ticket to be amongst the best 28 pairings at the Gran Canaria Open will be decided between Raul Marcos-Raul Diaz and Ricardo Martinez-David Leal. The pairing from Madrid won 6/2, 7/5 against the duo from Malaga, Jose Carlos Gaspar and Jeronimo Gonzalez. Meanwhile, Martinez-Leal took a convincing 6/0, 6/3 victory against Jacobo Blanco and Javier Redondo.

All four matches will be played this evening at 19:00 and 20:00 at La Calzada.

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