Acapulco, February 21st. – Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, emblematic characters of Disney, were present today along with the Italian Mateo Berrettini (No. 6), the British Cameron Norrie (No. 12) and the Mexican Santiago González who participated in the traditional Kids Day in the XXIX edition of the Abierto Mexicano de Telcel presentado por HSBC.
Kids Day is an opportunity for girls and boys in the tournament to approach the stars who play in Acapulco; the players give them advice, gifts and they also share their training.
This past Monday, the three players achieved what Kids Day is all about. “These types of activities are very important to motivate children,” said the Mexican Santiago González, who will play in the doubles tournament with the Argentine Andrés Molteni.
Berrettini was the most popular and had a full audience on court 2 of the Arena GNP Seguros. He was greeted with the public’s admiration: “Matteo, Matteo!”.
The Italian, who trained for an hour with the Mexican Manuel Sánchez, showed a little bit of the technique that has led him to be number 6 of the world.
The activity came to and end with the Mexican Santiago González and the British Cameron Norrie. Gonzalez will face Norrie in the first round of the doubles tournament on Wednesday.