BRADENTON — The final day of round two singles action saw the favorites advance. No. 2 seed Horacio Zeballos has yet to drop a set in the Sarasota Open, needing the minimum to move on once again, this time at the expense of 19-year-old Stefan Kozlov: 6-1, 7-6(3)

It wasn’t all bad for American players, 3-seed Frances Tiafoe finished strong in his match with Andrea Arnoboldi of Italy, showing his superiority on first service and return points: 6-4, 3-6, 6-1

Similar to Tiafoe, 7-seed Henri Laaksonen dominating first services and returns winning comfortably over Miomir Kecmanovic: 6-3, 6-0

The night match featured Austrian Jurgen Melzer taking out the last remaining qualifier Facundo Arguello in straight sets: 6-3, 6-1