Takanyi Garanganga eased into the second round of the Nigeria Futures tennis tournament after a 6-0, 6-2 win over Pablo Muro of Spain.
Garanganga who is seeded 7th in Nigeria will now meet Marero Vurbelo of Spain in the last 16.
Zimbabwe’s other representative, Benjamin Lock who was seeded sixth crashed out of the Nigeria Futures following a loss to Moez Echargui of Tunisia.
Despite entering the event as the number four seed, Lock and his partner Brayden Schnur of Canada were eliminated in the doubles via a super tie break.
Lock and Schnur lost the first set 5-7 before bouncing back in the second after a 7-5 win.
It was however disappointment in the super tie break where the Zimbabwe-Canada duo lost 10-5.