A courageous show from Alex Bolt was not sufficient to maintain the Australian within the ATP Tour’s Corridor of Fame Open as he went down in three units to American Jack Sock.
It was trying promising for Bolt, who made it to the principle draw when he beat American Ryan Harrison 6-0 6-7 (7-2) 7-5 in qualifying, took the primary set 6-3 however then succumbed 6-4 6-3.
Bolt’s defeat leaves Jordan Thompson because the lone Australian within the draw.
The No.7 seed will meet Japan’s Yuichi Sugita for a spot within the quarter-finals on Wednesday.
Amongst these becoming a member of Thompson within the final 16 on Tuesday have been Tennys Sandgren, Ivo Karlovic and Steve Johnson.
Sandgren beat Joao Sousa 6-4 6-7 (7-3) whereas wildcard Karlovic defeated Bernabe Zapoara Miralles 6-7 (7-5) 6-1 6-4.
American No.6 seed Johnson beat compatriot Denis Kudla 7-6 (7-3) 3-6 6-4 to advance.