Los Cabos, July 29, 2022.- The Mifel Tennis Open by Telcel Oppo of Los Cabos 2023 officially kicks off this Saturday with the start of the qualifying tournament, which will award four tickets to the main draw.
Among the players who will be looking for a main draw berth will be Japan’s Kaichi Uchida, Argentina’s Renzo Olivo, Abdullah Shelby of Jordan and Beibit Zhukayev of Kazakhstan, the top four seeds for the qualy.
In his first match, Uchida will face Chilean Gonzalo Lama; Olivo and Shelbayh, Omni Kumar and Nick Chappell, both from the United States and Zhukayev will face Mexican Luca Lemaitre, who along with his compatriot Luis Carlos Álvarez, received the wildcard to play the qualification. Alvarez will face Brazilian Eduardo Ribeiro.
In a duel between Americans, Keegan Smith and Patrick Kypson will meet and to complete the day, Jason Jung, from Chinese Taipei, will face Alexandr Cozbinov, from Moldova, while Peruvian Jorge Panta will face Skander Mansouri, from Tunisia.
For the local players, Mexican Rodrigo Pacheco (819 ATP) received a wild card to participate in the main draw. Pacheco is gradually gaining experience in professional tournaments, as he already did in the Abierto Mexicano Telcel presented by HSBC.
In the main draw are confirmed the presence of the world No. 5 Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, the British Cameron Norrie (No.13), champion in 2021 and finalist in 2022; the American Tommy Paul (No. 14), the Croatian Borna Coric (No.15) and the champion of Acapulco 2023, the Australian Alex de Miñaur (No.17).
Tsitsipas and Norrie have already trained at the tournament venue in search of an adaptation to the hard surface of the Cabo Sports Complex (CSC).
The list of players for the 7th edition of the ATP 250 Los Cabos to be held from July 31 to August 6 also includes Chilean Nicolas Jarry (No.29), among the main contenders.
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