Mexican Open

Mexican Open 2019 : The Abierto Mexicano Telcel will take place from February 25 to March 2, 2019, at the Acapulco Princess Mundo Imperial. The 2019 Mexican Open is an upcoming professional tennis tournament to be played on outdoor hard courts.

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It will be the 26th edition of the men’s tournament, and part of the 2019 ATP World Tour and the 2019 WTA Tour. It will take place in Acapulco, Mexico between 25 February and 2 March 2019, at the Princess Mundo Imperial.

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2018 saw local favourite Juan Martin Del Potro take down South Africa’s best ever player Kevin Anderson in 2 straight sets. This year Del Potro is back but he’ll have some stiff competition.

The tournament has traditionally attracted many of the greatest names in tennis with winners including Thomas Muster, Carlos Moya, Rafa Nadal and David Ferrer when it was played on clay. Since making the move to become a hard court tournament in 2014 Grigor Dimitorv, Dominic Thiem and Sam Querrey have all triumphed. The 2019 entry list lives up to this billing with Rafa Nadal, Marin Cilic, Juan Martin del Potro and Stan Wawrinka all entered so far. It promises to be a cracking event.

ACAPULCO, Mexico – No.1 seed Sloane Stephens, returning to action for the first time since the Australian Open, is the only former winner in this year’s Abierto Mexicano TELCEL presentado por HSBC draw, and opens her campaign against Istanbul and Québec City champion Pauline Parmentier for the second year in a row.

The American took home her third career title in Acapulco in 2016 and owns a 3-1 head-to-head lead over Parmentier, including a 6-4, 6-0 opening win here last year en route to the quarterfinals. Two-time defending champion Lesia Tsurenko has opted against going for a hat-trick of Mexican sombreros; 2012-13 winner Sara Errani and 2015 victor Timea Bacsinszky are both competing in the Indian Wells 125K instead, while 2014 champion Dominika Cibulkova is taking the week off.

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The bottom half of the draw is highlighted by a tantalizing first-round clash between No.2 seed Danielle Collins, fresh off her maiden Grand Slam semifinal at the Australian Open, and former World No.1 Victoria Azarenka. The pair have only met once before, in last year’s San Jose quarterfinals – and it was a tightly contested match cut short in unfortunate fashion when a back injury forced Azarenka to retire while leading 7-6(4), 0-3. The winner faces a potential second-round tilt against last year’s runner-up Stefanie Voegele.

The two breakout teenagers of the Australian swing also return to action in Mexico this week. 18-year-old Auckland runner-up Bianca Andreescu opens against wildcard Jil Teichmann, with the winner to take on either No.4 seed Mihaela Buzarnescu or Daria Gavrilova. The latter clash is guaranteed to belatedly kickstart one player’s season: Gavrilova has lost all five of her matches in 2019 so far, while Buzarnescu is still languishing on an 11-match losing streak dating back to the Romanian’s unfortunate ankle injury in Montréal last August.

Meanwhile, 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova, playing for the first time since her run to the Australian Open fourth round, will get started against a qualifier, with a potential second-round date against either No.8 seed Johanna Konta or former World No.27 Laura Siegemund awaiting.

2018 saw local favourite Juan Martin Del Potro take down South Africa’s best ever player Kevin Anderson in 2 straight sets. This year Del Potro is back but he’ll have some stiff competition.

The tournament has traditionally attracted many of the greatest names in tennis with winners including Thomas Muster, Carlos Moya, Rafa Nadal and David Ferrer when it was played on clay. Since making the move to become a hard court tournament in 2014 Grigor Dimitorv, Dominic Thiem and Sam Querrey have all triumphed. The 2019 entry list lives up to this billing with Rafa Nadal, Marin Cilic, Juan Martin del Potro and Stan Wawrinka all entered so far. It promises to be a cracking event.

The tournament is an ATP 500 which means that the winner receives 2000 ATP or WTA World Ranking points, with the complete breakdown of points and prize money awarded.

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