MEXICAN OPEN

  • Dimitrov beats Anderson to win Mexican Open March 2, 2014

    Acapulco, (Mexico): Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov won his second career title by edging South Africa's Kevin Anderson 7-6 (1), 3-6, 7-6 (5) on Sunday morning to claim the title of the Mexican Open. On the women's side of the tournament, Dominika Cibulkova beat American Christina McHale 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4. Dimitrov, fourth seeded...
  • Dominika Cibulkova beats Christina McHale to win Mexican Open title March 2, 2014

    Mexico: Dominika Cibulkova beat American Christina McHale 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 on Saturday to win the Mexican Open. The top-seeded Slovak, second in the Australian Open in January, won her fourth career title and first since Stanford in 2013. The 21-year-old McHale, ranked 70th, reached her first tour title match. Previously, her...
  • Ferrer retires in Mexico, Murray into semis February 28, 2014

    ACAPULCO, Mexico: Top-seeded David Ferrer withdrew from his Mexican Open quarterfinal against South Africa' Kevin Anderson in the second set on Thursday due to a left thigh strain. Ferrer's exit leaves Andy Murray as the big favorite to win the Mexican Open 500. The Scot overcame a poor start to beat...
  • Murray, Ferrer reach Mexican Open quarter-finals February 27, 2014

    Acapulco: Andy Murray reached the quarter-finals of the Mexican Open with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Portugal's Joao Sousa on Thursday morning. The seventh-ranked Murray needed three sets in the first round to beat Spaniard Pablo Andujar, but put in a more authoritative performance against Sousa and set up a clash...
  • Top-seeded Ferrer reaches Mexican quarter-finals February 27, 2014

    Acapulco: Top-seeded David Ferrer defeated fellow-Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (1), 6-2 on Wednesday to advance to his fifth-straight Mexican Open quarter-finals. Ferrer, trying to win his fourth title on Mexican soil, will next play South Africa's Kevin Anderson, who eliminated American Sam Querrey,7-6 (2), 6-4. Also Wednesday, Gilles Simon (6) of...
  • David Ferrer advances, John Isner out in Mexico February 26, 2014

    Acapulco: First-seeded David Ferrer advanced to the second round of the Mexican Open with a convincing win over Kazakh Mikhail Kukushkin while American and third-seeded John Isner became the first major casualty of the tournament, losing 7-6 (4) 7-6 (5) to Croatia's Ivo Karlovic on Tuesday. Ferrer, who is trying to...
  • Chardy and Sela advance in Acapulco February 25, 2014

    Acapulco, Mexico: Jeremy Chardy of France advanced to the second round of the Mexican Open with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Australia's Matthew Ebden on Monday. Israel's Dudi Sela also advanced with a commanding 6-1, 6-4 victory over Alejandro Falla of Colombia. Chardy, who took just 1 hour, 5 minutes to down...
  • This has been the most emotional week of my career: Rafael Nadal March 4, 2013

    Acapulco: Rafael Nadal's fist-pumping comeback reached a new high with his victory at the Mexican Open on Sunday, giving tennis fans hope the 11-times grand slam champion can return to the top of the game. In an unexpectedly one-sided match, Nadal blew away three-times defending champion David Ferrer 6-0 6-2...
  • Rafael Nadal beats David Ferrer to win the Mexican Open March 3, 2013

    Acapulco: Rafael Nadal blasted past top seed and defending champion David Ferrer 6-0, 6-2 in Saturday's final of the Mexican Open in a powerful performance that indicated he has quickly returned to near his best after a long-term knee injury. Ferrer was a three-time defending champion and had won 19 straight...
  • Nadal beats Nicolas Almagro; sets up final with Ferrer March 2, 2013

    Acapulco: Rafael Nadal won through to the final of the Mexican Open with a straight-sets victory over Nicolas Almagro on Friday, setting up a clash with another Spanish compatriot and three-time defending champion David Ferrer. Nadal beat Almagro 7-5, 6-4 in one hour and 49 minutes, extending his perfect record in...
  • Rafael Nadal eases through to last four in Mexico March 1, 2013

    Acapulco: Rafael Nadal beat Leonardo Mayer in straight sets on Thursday to reach the semi-finals of the Mexican Open, setting up a meeting with Spanish compatriot Nicolas Almagro. The second-seeded Nadal won 6-1, 7-5 as the former top-ranked player continues his comeback from a long-term knee injury and build towards...
  • Nadal storms into the quarters in Acapulco February 28, 2013

    Acapulco: Rafael Nadal's return from injury gathered pace on Wednesday as the former world No. 1 downed Argentina's Martin Alund 6-0, 6-4 to reach the Mexican Open quarter-finals. The second-seeded Nadal made short work of the first set before fending off a more determined Alund in the second to finish...
  • Nadal advances to second round in Mexican Open February 27, 2013

    Acapulco: Rafael Nadal needed just over an hour to beat Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 6-2, 6-2 on Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Mexican Open. The seven-time French Open winner is making a comeback after being away from the tour for more than seven months with a...
  • Nadal confirms participation in Mexican Open next year October 19, 2012

    Madrid: Rafael Nadal is set to play at the Mexican Open in February, although the fourthranked Spaniard remains committed to returning ahead of the Australian Open. The claycourt Mexican Open is scheduled for Feb. 25March 2. Toni Nadal, the player's trainer and uncle, tells the Associated Press that Nadal is focused on...
  • Ferrer defends title at Mexican Open March 4, 2012

    Acapulco, Mexico: Topseeded David Ferrer captured his third straight title at the Mexican Open on Saturday, beating fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 61, 62 in the final. Ferrer broke Verdasco twice in each set to wrap up the match in just over an hour. "As Fernando hits so hard, I knew I had...