Canadians Steven Diez and Frank Dancevic got off to a good start in the men's singles opening round at the Odlum Brown Vancouver Open on Tuesday.
Toronto's Diez defeated Great Britain's Jamie Baker 6-4, 6-4, while Dancevic, of Niagara Falls, Ont., downed American Chase Buchanan 6-1, 6-2.
The tournament is being held at the Hollyburn Country Club in West Vancouver.
Pierre-Ludovic Duclos of Sainte-Foy, Que., scored an upset over Rajeev Ram of the United States 6-2, 7-6 (5).
Duclos is ranked No. 382 on the ATP Tour, while Ram is No. 93 worldwide.