[Yahoo] Defending champ Gaudio wins Chile opener (AP)

Rusty Backhand
01-30-2006, 10:31 PM
Defending champion Gaston Gaudio beat Chilean wild-card Felipe Parada 6-1, 6-4 Monday in the opening round of the Movistar Open. "I am satisfied, I felt very well in spite of not having played on clay for a long time," Gaudio said. Last year, Gaudio beat defending champion Fernando Gonzalez of Chile 6-3, 6-3 in the final last year.