In the only 100 per cent Portuguese meeting of the day – on Tuesday are facing Frederico Silva and Daniel Batista – and between two players who received invitations from the organization, Cation, 658th in the world, beat Cabral, who has no 'ranking' ATP, by a double 6-2, in one hour and 19 minutes.
Also awarded a wild card, the experienced Frederico Gil, 666th of the hierarchy, lost with Uruguayan Martin Cuevas, 319, 6-4 and 6-0.
Another of the guests, Luís Faria, who also has no 'ranking', was beaten by Spanish Gerard Granollers, 441, by 7-5 and 7-5, in one hour and 59 minutes.
On Tuesday, in addition to the confrontation between Frederico Silva and Daniel Batista, the Portuguese play Gonçalo Falcão and Gastão Elias, against the Spanish Mario Vilella Martinez and the Brazilian Orlando Luz, respectively.
Pedro Sousa, champion in 2018, gave up the race, for not fully recovering from the injury suffered at the Estoril Open.