With more than 40 children from DIF Acapulco and local audience, Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC, started the activities in Acapulco with a waterski show in
Paseo del Pescador.
Representing ocean figures and symbols, the New Generation Academy caught the attention of the families gathered at the pier during Friday afternoon, before the start of the tournament activities.
After the water acrobatics, the AMT continued with a small practice with the kids of the audience that had the opportunity to play with the Mexican players Renata Zarazúa, Fernanda Contreras, Lucas Gómez and Alejandro Hernández.
“We are happy because we turn 20 years since we took the right choice and we moved the tournament to the beautiful Acapulco, for us it’s a pleasure to share these moments with families from Acapulco”, said Raúl Zurutuza. “Every year we find new activities to involve the audience not only with the tournament but also with the tennis players”.
On her behalf, Renata Burillo, said: “We are very happy and thankful because we are always welcome and support, we hope to maintain the tournament here for many years in the future”
The Mayor of Acapulco, Adela Roman Ocampo said to the public “ Today Mextenis moved from Diamante to the traditional Acapulco so the people could feel close to the event and interact with young Mexican athletes, they ar4e the role models we want the new generations to follow”, she also thanked the CEO of the tournament, the Mextenis administration president and the players that shared the afternoon with the public.
It was also present in the event the tourism secretary of Acapulco, Jose Luis Castillo, who also shares the importance to promote the sports.