Colombia's women and Chile's men recorded comfortable victories on the opening day of the World Team Cup Americas qualifier in Orlando.
Colombia earned a 3-0 win over Mexico in the women's tournament at the USTA National Campus, hosting the opening qualification event for the International Tennis Federation's flagship team wheelchair tennis competition.
Chile's men beat Guatemala by the same scoreline to get their pursuit of a place at the World Team Cup off to the best possible start.
Johanna Sossa and Johana Martinez gave Colombia an unassailable lead in their women's tie with top seeds Mexico as they won the opening two singles rubbers.
Sossa, the current world number 119, outclassed Rosalba Vazquez Ramos 6-1, 6-1, before Martinez overcame Claudio Taboada 6-3, 7-6.
Martinez and Sossa then teamed up to win the doubles rubber 5-7, 6-0, 12-10.
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Chile were equally as dominant in their men's contest with Guatemala and triumphed in all three rubbers.
Brayan Tapia and Jaime Sepulveda dropped just one game apiece in their respective singles rubbers against Julio Rueda and Oscar Oliva to give Chile an unassailable 2-0 lead.
The duo claimed a 6-0, 6-0 victory in the doubles.
The tournament continues tomorrow as hosts the United States take on Colombia and Guatemala face Mexico in the men's competition.
The winner of the event will qualify for the World Team Cup in Israel in May.