After two intense days playing the Qualy of the Abierto de Tenis Mifel 2021 in Courts 1, 2 and 3 located in the Cabo Sports Complex (CSC), players Ernesto Escobedo (USA), Alexander Sarkissian (USA), Nicolás Mejía (COL) and Matthew Ebden (AUS) won the remaining four tickets to complete the Main Draw of this ATP 250 tournament in Los Cabos.
The American Escobedo fulfilled his duty as seeded number 1 in the qualifying round after defeating Ricardo Rodríguez-Pace (VEN) and Alex Rybakov (USA), meanwhile his compatriot Alexander Sarkissian defeated Raymond Sarmiento (USA) and then took advantage of the retirement in the third set by the Japanese Yosuke Watanuki when the score was 5-5.
Meanwhile, the young Colombian Nicolás Mejía, 21 years old, will play his first main draw of an ATP tournament, after defeating Juan Alejandro Hernández (MEX) and Ruben Bemelmans (BEL). In addition, the veteran Matthew Ebden also got into the main draw after defeating Finland’s Harri Heliovaara and Australia’s John-Patrick Smith.
Now that the Qualy has ended, Ernesto Escobedo will face Mackenzie McDonald (USA), Alexander Sarkissian will face Yasutaka Uchiyama (JPN), Nicolás Mejía will face Emilio Gómez (ECU) and Matthew Ebden will face Elias Ymer (SWE).
QUALY’S SECOND ROUND RESULTS
Ernesto Escobedo (USA) vs. Alex Rybakov (USA) 6-2, 7-6 (3)
Nicolás Mejía (COL) vs. Ruben Bemelmans (BEL) 6-3, 7-6 (2)
Alexander Sarkissian (USA) vs. Yosuke Watanuki (JPN) 7-5, 6-7 (4), 5-5 and Ret.
Matthew Ebden (AUS) vs. John-Patrick Smith (AUS) 6-4, 7-5
MONDAY, JULY 19th – FIRST ROUND (SINGLES)
[WC] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) – Denis Kudla (USA)
 Andreas Seppi (ITA) – Alex Bolt (AUS)
[WC] Gerardo López (MEX) –  Steve Johnson (USA)
Jurij Rodionov (AUT) – Sebastian Ofner (AUT)
Brandon Nakashima (USA) – J.J. Wolf (USA)
Jason Jung (TPE) – Evgeny Donskoy (RUS)
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