Colombia have lost the first point in their Davis Cup match up against Ecuador, after Robert Farah was defeated by Julio Cesar Campozano Friday.
Colombia’s top ranked player Alejandro Falla  was originally due to play, however an ankle injury forced Farah  to step in.
Despite being 171 places above Campozano  in the rankings, the Colombian still succumbed to a straight sets defeat [7-6(4), 6-4, 6-2], in Salinas, Ecuador.
The next game will see Colombia’s second ranked player Santiago Giraldo  come up against Ivan Endarra .
Colombia  currently lay four places below Ecuador  in the Davis Cup Nations Rankings.
The overall winner of the match-up will go through to face Brazil  in the second round of Americas Group 1.