Acapulco, February 22nd, 2022. – The second day of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC was a difficult day for Mexicans. Out of the three national tennis players who participated, only Hans Hach managed to win. Meanwhile, Alejandro Hernández [singles] and Micky Reyes Varela [doubles] said goodbye to the tournament.
Hans Hach Verdugo and John Isner got their pass to the second round,. The North American duo defeated the German pair formed by Oscar Otte and Peter Gojowczyk. The score was 6-3, 2-6, 16-14 for the current champions of the Abierto de Tenis Mifel in Los Cabos.
Alejandro Hernández, the only Mexican in the main draw (singles), lost against the veteran Pablo Andújar. The Spaniard only needed a little more than an hour to advance to the second round and ended the match with a score of 6-0, 6-1, in court 1 inside the Arena GNP Seguros venue.
During the doubles matches, Miguel Ángel Reyes Varela could not continue with the synergy of being a Lucky Loser. The couple, alongside Max Schnur, lost to the Colombians Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah, second ranked, 5-7, 6-2, 10-4.
Santiago González is the other Mexican who is still active in this edition of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC. The best double player in the country, according to the ATP ranking, will play on Wednesday during the third day of the tournament and, together with the Argentine Andrés Molteni, will play against the British Cameron Norrie and the American Tommy Paul.