John Isner, tennis and heart – Los Cabos Tennis Open
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John Isner, tennis and heart


Many elite athletes understand that their talent, fame and money carry a lot of responsibility. One of them is John Isner, who is known as one of the best American tennis players of today, he’s in a position that makes him shine in the circuit of the Association of Professional Tennis Players (ATP) and, above all, in society.

The American is one of the strongest players on this fifth edition of the Abierto de Tenis Mifel, so prior to his debut in the tournament, that will be held from July 19th to the 24th in Los Cabos, we remember some of his many collaborations with social causes through the Isner Family Foundation, which, on several occasions, has focused mainly on sectors such as health, the environment and veterinary, among others.

The current number 34 in the world, through his foundation, provides financial support to hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to ensure that many people receive treatment for cancer, a disease that his mother, Karen Isner, had. She was treated and she defeated cancer two different times at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in North Carolina, an institution that later on paid to the Isners.

Also, on a health-related note, Isner collaborates with the Team Luke Hope for Minds Foundation that helps children with brain problems. In May 2020, with the purpose of raising funds, he offered the possibility for all people who donated 30 dollars and shared it on their social networks, would enter a draw to play tennis with him.

Isner’s humanitarian work goes beyond the borders of his country, for example, during the Australian Open 2020 he donated 25 percent of the money he won in the tournament to support the areas affected by the forest fires that devastated the oceanic country.

Other good causes are, since Isner is a great animal lover, especially dogs, that he partnered with Nulo Pet Food, a pet food brand in which he provides shelter, food and health to canines through the campaign ‘Aces for animals’. The American has had several pets such as his dogs Magill, Boomer, Lucy and Miss B.


John Isner is considered one of the best and most powerful servers of the entire ATP tour, thanks to his great height (2.08 meters) and good technique, he usually gets aces that help him bring the games to his favor.

In addition, Isner was the protagonist of the longest tennis match in history, which happened in the first round of Wimbledon against the Frenchman Nicolas Mahut, a match that lasted 11 hours, 5 minutes and 23 seconds. That match took over three days between June 22 and 24 in 2010 since there was a couple of interruptions due to lack of natural light and bad weather, but in the end the score favored the American 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (3), 70-68. Isner will debut at the Abierto de Tenis Mifel being the owner of 15 ATP titles, highlighting his triumph on the Miami Masters 1000 in 2018, same year in which also he reached the number 8 of the world ranking in July.

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The accreditation for national and international media must be done through the website from June 19th, 2023 until July 17th, 2023. It´s important to mention that under no circumstances will media applications be received after the closing date.

All applications for national and international media accreditation must comply with the following requirements established by Mextenis:


  • The journalist, photographer or cameraman selected to cover the event by each media outlet must complete the corresponding application form.
  • Accreditation applications will only be considered if they were issued through the official procedure on the website.
  • As part of the accreditation process, the director or editor of each media outlet must submit a letter (company letterhead) NOT BLANK,  providing a description and name of the journalist, photographer and/or cameraman who will be covering the event. It will also be necessary to attach the media kit (media presentation).
  • If you are a freelance journalist or photographer, you must provide witnesses to your work and portfolio, as well as an official letter  (letterhead) signed by a media outlet for which you work and who endorses your work.
  • No application will be considered complete until the letter from the editor or publisher has been received. Please send your letter of assignment with the application.

Once you have pre-registered online, you will receive a confirmation email with the information (address, date & time) and details to pick up your accreditation. You will need to present an official ID.

Pre-registration does not guarantee that your application will be accepted. 


1. Websites

Websites that are associated with any other print, television or radio media that have previously applied for accreditation may be credited proven they meet the necessary requirements.

A maximum of one (1) web journalist without a photographer may be credited. A website ( will be available for downloading graphic and audiovisual content during and after the event. This material can be downloaded free of charge and will be available to all.

The applicant must submit audited traffic data of the last two years (expressed as unique IP addresses per year).

2. Radio

Only one (1) reporter will be credited.

3. Televisión

A maximum of one (1) reporter, one (1) cameraman and one (1) editor may be credited.

Television networks wishing to be credited must comply with the following regulations:

  1. ESPN has the exclusive broadcast rights of all live the matches during the event.
  2. No media will be allowed to broadcast and/or record images of matches inside the Main Stadium, Grand Stand and alternate fields.
  3. The use of images will only be allowed to be included in News Access summaries and will not be allowed to commercialize such material for any reason.
  4. In any case they cannot exceed 2 minutes of total duration per day during the event and may only be used 48 hours after the production of such material.
  5. In the event that any broadcast media intends to use images from the event, it may do so exclusively by using the ESPN material.
  6. No media present at the event may LIVE STREAM the event in the Main Stadium, Grand Stand or any alternate court using professional cameras, tablets, cell phones and/or any electronic device.
  7. All photographers, reporters and cameramen must be duly identified with the accreditation of the event and must carry it at all times, as well as wear the numbered jacket to enter the Stadium, Grand Stand and any alternate court.

4. Printed Media

Only (1) reporter and (1) photographer will be credited.

5. Agencies

Only (1)reporter and (1) photographer will be credited.


Once the registration is correctly completed, you will receive an email notification confirming that the data was received correctly and that the application is in the process of approval.

Each application is handled on a personal basis, so there is no estimated response time for each application.

If your application is approved, you will receive an e-mail with an ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION CODE (this code is personal and non-transferable, since it has particular accesses and must match the name of the application or applicant).

This code must be entered in a link that you will receive with your confirmation email to complete the registration process and receive your accreditation letter, which will indicate the date, place and time you will have to pick up your accreditation.

Creditations will not be issued after the date indicated.

Press Room

The Press Room will be operating from Saturday, July 29th until August 5th, 90 minutes after the end of the event.

The press room will be equipped with:

  • WIFI service
  • Work stations
  • Printers
  • TV Screens with CCTV
  • Continuous coffee break

Photographers' and cameramen's badges will be handed out in the press room.

There will be a website ( for which both credited and non-credited media will have access to download content, graphic and audiovisual material before, during and after the event. The material available will be free of charge for all media.


  • All media representatives (reporters, photographers and cameramen) are responsible for wearing their accreditation visibly during the event at all times.
  • The creditation only grants access to the spaces and schedules delimited by the event indicated.
  • It is strictly forbidden to request autographs or take personal photographs within the event facilities and during the duration of the event. Any person seen violating this rule will be expelled from the event.
  • All photojournalists must wear a PRESS jacket to be able to remain in the photographers' corridor of the stadium and the alternate courts.
  • Inside the stadium (in the stands), photographers will be allowed to set up in the area indicated to them. There will be only one access to enter and exit the stadium, which will be informed in the press room, and they will have a certain amount of time for other media to take their shots.
  • The use of drones and live transmissions is strictly prohibited during the matches taking place at the event and in all areas of the complex. Any person caught using a drone or identified as transmitting live will have his/her accreditation withdrawn and will be expelled and banned by the Company and for any future events (TV, Web, Social Networks).
  • No food or beverages may be allowed into the photographers' aisle or bleachers.
  • It is strictly forbidden to bring alcoholic beverages into any work áreas or spaces.
  • Any violation of these regulations will result in the permanent withdrawal of the accreditation.

Organizing Committee

América Jiménez