Kevin Anderson advances in Claro Open Colombia

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa beat Ecuador's Emilio Gomez 6-3, 7-6 (2) on Wednesday night in a rain-delayed match in the Claro Open Colombia.

Anderson set up a third-round match against sixth-seeded Santiago Giraldo of Colombia, a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 winner over Australia's Chris Guccione in the clay-court tournament.

Croatia's Ivo Karlovic also advanced, beating third-seeded Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands 6-3, 7-6 (14).