Lopez lands in Quito quarters

Quito, Ecuador (SportsNetwork.com) - Top seed Feliciano Lopez was an easy second-round winner Thursday at the Ecuador Open.

The veteran Spanish left-hander swatted 11 aces in handling Colombia's Alejandro Gonzalez 7-5, 6-2 in 1 hour, 21 minutes at this clay court event.

Meanwhile, rising seventh-seeded Serb Dusan Lajovic outlasted Chilean qualifier Nicolas Jarry 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to set-up a quarterfinal match with Lopez.

This week's champion in Quito will claim $80,000.