Mexico City, July 5th, 2022.-The Mifel Tennis Open 2022 announces the official list of players for its 6th edition (ATP 250), taking place for the second time at the Cabo Sports Complex (CSC) from August 1st thru the 6th.
Current No.1 Daniil Medvedev and No. 9 Félix Auger-Aliasime will do the honors in a historic edition celebrating the return of a live audience. Also highlighting the visit of the past three champions. Britain’s Cameron Norrie (No.12) who´ll be looking to defend his title after showing of his best Grand Slam performance so far on this years Wimbledon edition.
In addition to the three previously announced players, the open will be delighted to recieve the 29 year old Argentine; Diego Schwartzman (No.15), whom after winning in the 2019 edition of the Mifel Tennis Open, added a fourth title to his fifth collection of ATP titles.
On the other hand, veteran John Isner (No. 24), men’s doubles champion along with the Mexican Hans Hach in last years edition, returns for a second time in a row to Los Cabos, while the Italian Fabio Fognini (No. 63), champion in 2018, will also be back with 35 years of age, looking to surprise the Mexican fans once again.
With 22 years of age, Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic (No. 30), who is coached by former Argentine player, David Nalbandian, arrives at the Mifel Tennis Open while enjoying the best ranking of his career. He`s also joined by the American (US) Brandon Nakashima (No. 56), who`s received praises for reaching the 16th round at Wimbledon and was a finalist at Los Cabos last year. Both represent the young talents to be highlighted.
Another of the US players that also will be present is Steve Johnson current (No. 93), although the Australian nation will be the one to shine with four players in the Open; Thanasi Kokkinakis (No. 79) finalist in 2017 and also won the Australian Open in men’s doubles. The other 3 Aussies are, Jordan Thompson (No. 76), John Millman (No. 85) and Jason Kubler (No. 99).
To complete the list of high level performance players to the tournament, are the Argentineans Tomas Martin Etcheverry and Facundo Bagnis, Portuguese Joao Sousa, Frenchman Quentin Halys and 20-year-old Chun-hsin Tseng from Chinese Taipei.
It is also worth mentioning that the 17-year old Mexican, Rodrigo Pacheco, received an invitation to participate in the qualifying round and be able to win a ticket to the main draw of the Mifel Tennis Open.
The young national sensation, who`s in full development stage, already can presume having reached the quarterfinals in the junior category of the Australian Open and Roland Garros.
The Mexican Alejandro Hernández also received a wild card to participate in the qualifiers.
The Mifel Tennis Open, through its ATC Safety program, will be in charge of all the planning and operations ,not forgeting all safety and health protocols to guarantee the well being of the all the staff, players and guests within the tournament.
The new venue, Cabo Sports Complex (CSC), is strategically located behind the “Solaz Resort Los Cabos” (just 250 meters away from main playing grounds) allowing time savings during transfers.
Among The Cabo Sports Complex (CSC) facilities are: a main stadium with capacity for 3,500 spectators; a Grandstand for 1,500 atendees; three courts that can accommodate more than 800 spectators; two practice courts with a capacity for 200 fans and an overall floor area of 9,000 square meters. Looking to host exclusive events and position it as a top notch spot for any sports event or the entertainment industry. Built by the renowed architectural firm; Olerena & Mextenis.
The social platforms, @abiertoloscabos, as well as the website, www.abiertoloscabos.com, will publish all the results, content and any information regarding the Mifel Tennis Open, guaranteeing a complete coverage for fans.
Likewise, fans will be able to closely follow the event on television through ESPN. The press accreditation process is now open. For more information please visit the web site; abiertoloscabos.com/prensa/
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:
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.
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 (imagenshop.com) 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).
Only one (1) reporter will be credited.
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:
Only (1) reporter and (1) photographer will be credited.
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.
The Press Room will be operating from Saturday, July 29th until August 5th, 90 minutes after the end of the event.
Photographers' and cameramen's badges will be handed out in the press room.
There will be a website (www.loscabostennisopen.com) 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.