Los Cabos, August 6th, 2022.- José Antonio Fernández, Director of the Mifel Tennis Open, in Los Cabos, highlighted the outstanding achievement that the tournament broke in regards to the new attendance record, exceeding 25,000 attendees surpassing the 2019 edition.
“The extraordinary news is that as of this Thursday the tournament surpassed the 2019 attendance record, which was 22,300 people and that is something to be proud of because we are talking about exceeding 25,000 people,” Fernandez said at a press conference.
He explained that it was a goal that was set by the organization for this year, “we are positively going to exceed the record by far”.
In addition, stated that although these are preliminary results, in the coming weeks his team will work to know the exact figures in attendance and economic revenue.
The tournament director, thanked the media for their outstanding coverage, and highlighted events such as; the Kids Day and other social responsibility events that were held reinforcing the presence of the tournament in the city of Los Cabos, like the announcement of the aid for the Becar Foundation alongside the Mexican golfer Lorena Ochoa.
In addition, he added that as an organization they are happy to have brand new headquarters in the newest Cabo Sports Complex and said that all the comments he has from players, media and fans have been more than positive.
“Without a doubt it´s the best tournament in the history of this great young event,” said Fernández, whom also highlighted that the top four seeds qualified for the semifinals and that world No. 1 Daniil Medvedev and defending champion Cameron Norrie of Great Britain will play in the final.
Recalling that if the former wins, he will close this year as number 1 and whether Norrie wins or loses on Monday, he will surely appear in the Top-10 of the ATP.
He pointed out the presence of the Mexican players in the singles and doubles matches and the performance of Alex Hernández, who advanced to the second round. Fernández acknowledged that the tournament has grown thru the past editions and is cementing a path that enables all to expect better things to come in the long term.
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