STOCKHOLM, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Argentina's top seed David Nalbandian easily advanced to the second round by beating Bobby Reynolds of the United States 6-1, 6-1 at the Stockholm ATP Open on Tuesday.
Second-seeded Mario Ancic of Croatia overcame a slow start to beat Olivier Rochus of Belgium 7-6 (8-6), 6-2.
Sweden's veteran Jonas Bjorkman, who was retiring after this season, played his last singles on home soil when he fell to sixth-seeded Juan Monaco of Argentina 6-2, 6-4 in the opening round.
The 36-year-old Bjorkman, who has won six singles and 52 doubles titles, received a standing ovation as he left the court.
"It wasn't exactly the way I had imagined my last game, since things felt really good during training. But Monaco is good, he moves well," Bjorkman said.
Fifth-seeded Rainer Schuettler of Germany easily ousted Chris Guccione of Australia 6-0, 6-3 and will next meet Nicolas Lapenttiof Ecuador.
Sixth-seeded Jose Acasuso of Argentina, who beat Germany's Matthias Bachinger 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), will play Oscar Hernandez of Spain.
Hernandez defeated Ivo Minar of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-3.