Dominic Thiem secured a place in the quarterfinals of the Lyon Open after beating Roberto Carballes of Spain.
The Austrian recorded his 100th ATP victory on clay with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Roberto in 70 minutes.
Meanwhile, Seventh seed Joao Sousa of Portugal, however, is out after losing to qualifier Filip Horansky 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a first-round match.
Also, Taylor Fritz beat Matthew Ebden 6-4, 6-2 to set up a second-round clash with fellow American Jack Sock after beating out.
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez will join Thiem in the quarterfinals after defeating Calvin Hemery 7-6 (7), 6-3 while Mikhail Kukushkin beat Gregoire Barrere in straight sets to progress to the second round.