Acapulco Open

The Acapulco Open is an outdoor hardcourt tennis tournament on the ATP Tour that is held in Acapulco, Mexico.

The tournament is held at the Arena GNP Seguros and is an ATP 500 event that serves as a lead up tournament to the first Master’s 1000 tournament of the year at Indian Wells.

The first Mexican open was in 1993 with Thomas Muster winning the inaugural men’s singles event.

From 1993 until 2013, the tournament was played on red clay but in 2014 the court surface was changed to an outdoor hard court.

Acapulco Open

Acapulco Open

Tournament Name:Acapulco Open (Mexican Open)
Location:Acapulco, Mexico
ATP Tour Level:ATP 500
Court Surface:Outdoor hardcourt
Defending Champion(s):Rafael Nadal (Singles), Feliciano Lopez and Stefanos Tsitsipas (Doubles)
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles
Prize Money:$1,832,890 (2022)
Official Website:https://www.abiertomexicanodetenis.com/en/

When did the 2022 Acapulco Open take place?

The 2022 Mexican Open in Acapulco took place from the 21st to the 26th of February 2022.

The tournament took place in the same week as the ATP 250 tournament in Chile and the ATP 500 tournament in Dubai.

How do you get tickets for the 2023 Acapulco Open?

Tickets for the 2023 tournament are not yet available.

For more details as to when tickets will go on sale, keep an eye on the official tournament website.

2022 Acapulco Open Players

The draw for the 2022 tournament included 5 top 10 ATP players including Stefanos Tsitsipas, Daniil Medvedev, Rafael Nadal, Alexander Zverev, and Matteo Berrettini.

The following top ATP players were included in the entry list for the 2022 Mexican Open.

  • Daniil Medvedev
  • Alexander Zverev
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas
  • Rafael Nadal
  • Matteo Berrettini
  • Cameron Norrie
  • Pablo Carreno Busta
  • Taylor Fritz
  • John Isner
  • Lorenzo Sonego
  • Grigor Dimitrov
  • Dusan Lajovic
  • Tommy Paul
  • Sebastion Korda
  • Laslo Djere
  • Benoit Paire
  • Pablo Andujar
  • Jenson Brooksby
  • Marcos Giron
  • Brandon Nakashima

2022 Acapulco Open Schedule

DateRound
Monday, 21 February 20221st Round Matches
Tuesday, 22 February 20221st Round Matches
Wednesday, 23 February 20222nd round Matches
Thursday, 24 February 2022Quarterfinal Matches
Friday, 25 February 2022Semifinal Matches
Saturday, 26 February 2022Singles Final

Above was the tournament schedule for the 2022 Men’s Singles event.

2022 Acapulco Open Draw

The draw for the 2022 tournament in Mexico has taken place and is available to view on the ATP Tour website.

In the singles event, 2022 Australian Open finalist Daniil Medvedev was seeded number 1 with Alexander Zverev seeded number 2.

In a rematch of the 2022 Australian Open final, Daniil Medvedev lost to Rafael Nadal in the semifinals while Alexander Zverev was kicked out of the tournament following an incident in a doubles match where Zverev aggressively struck the umpire’s chair four times with his racket.

The 2022 singles final in Acapulco was between Rafael Nadal and Cameron Norrie with Nadal winning in straight sets 6-4, 6-4.

By winning his fourth Mexican Open title, Nadal now shares the record for most titles in Acapulco with David Ferrer and Thomas Muster.

In the Doubles event, Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos were the number 1 seeds followed by Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah as number 2 seeds.

The number 1 seeds Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos were knocked out in the quarterfinals by John Isner and Hans Hach, while Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah were beaten by Feliciano Lopez and Stefanos Tsitsipas in an epic match in the quarterfinals that saw Feliciano Lopez and Stefanos Tsitsipas come back from 9-5 down in the final set tiebreaker to win.

Feliciano Lopez and Stefanos Tsitsipas went on to win the doubles title in Acapulco beating Jean-Julien Rojer and Marcelo Arévalo 7-6, 6-4.

2022 Acapulco Open Prize Money and Ranking Points

According to the official ATP Tour website, the total financial commitment (including prize money) for the tournament in 2022 was $1,832,890.

How the prize money and points were split by round for the 2022 tournament is detailed below.

Singles Prize Money and Ranking Points in 2022

Performance2022 Prize Money2021 Prize MoneyATP Ranking Points
Winner$314,455$88,940500
Finalist$169,500$65,760300
Semifinalist$89,985$46,830180
Quarterfinalist$45,975$31,88090
Round 2$24,540$19,92545
Round 1$13,090$11,4600

The winner of the Men’s Singles Event in 2022 received $314,455 in prize money and 500 points, with the runner up receiving $169,500 and 300 points.

The 2022 tournament saw big increases in prize money at all levels when compared to the prize money awarded for the 2021 tournament.

Doubles Prize Money and Ranking Points in 2022

Performance2022 Prize Money2021 Prize MoneyATP Ranking Points
Winner$103,080$31,440500
Finalist$54,970$23,660300
Semifinalist$27,810$17,030180
Quarterfinalist$13,920$11,20090
Round 1$7,030$7,0600

The winners of the Men’s Doubles Event in 2022 received $103,080 in prize money, with the runner ups receiving $54,970.

Similar to the prize money for the singles event, there was a big increase in the doubles prize money awarded in 2022 with the losing semifinalists in 2022 receiving more than the losing finalists in 2021.

Mexican Open Past Winners

Men’s Singles Winners

The defending champion in the men’s singles event is Rafael Nadal who beat Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-4 in the 2022 final.

Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer, and Thomas Muster jointly hold the record for most titles at the Mexican Open with four titles each.

Below is a list of winners in the men’s singles at the Mexican Open from 2012 to 2022. For a full list of winners, check out the official ATP website.

YearMen’s Singles WinnerMen’s Singles Runner UpScore in Final
2022Rafael NadalCameron Norrie6-4, 6-4
2021Alexander ZverevStefanos Tsitsipas6–4, 7–6
2020Rafael NadalTaylor Fritz6–3, 6–2
2019Nick KyrgiosAlexander Zverev6–3, 6–4
2018Juan Martín del PotroKevin Anderson6–4, 6–4
2017Sam QuerreyRafael Nadal6–3, 7–6
2016Dominic ThiemBernard Tomic7–6, 4–6, 6–3
2015David FerrerKei Nishikori6–3, 7–5
2014Grigor DimitrovKevin Anderson7–6, 3–6, 7–6
2013Rafael NadalDavid Ferrer6–0, 6–2
2012David FerrerFernando Verdasco6–1, 6–2

Men’s Doubles Winners

Feliciano Lopez and Stefanos Tsitsipas are the defending champions in the doubles event in Acapulco after beating Jean-Julien Rojer and Marcelo Arévalo 7-6, 6-4 in the 2022 doubles final.

Donald Johnson and Łukasz Kubot currently hold the record for most doubles titles in Acapulco with three doubles titles each.

Below is a list of winners in the men’s doubles at the Mexican Open from 2012 to 2022. For a full list of previous winners, check out the official ATP website.

YearMen’s Doubles WinnerMen’s Doubles Runner UpScore in Final
2022Feliciano Lopez and Stefanos TsitsipasJean-Julien Rojer and Marcelo Arévalo7-6, 6-4
2021Ken Skupski and Neal SkupskiMarcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos7–6, 6–4
2020Łukasz Kubot and Marcelo MeloJuan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah7–6, 6–7, 11–9
2019Alexander Zverev and Mischa ZverevAustin Krajicek and Artem Sitak2–6, 7–6, 10–5
2018Jamie Murray and Bruno SoaresBob Bryan and Mike Bryan7–6, 7–5
2017Jamie Murray and Bruno SoaresJohn Isner and Feliciano López6–3, 6–3
2016Treat Huey and Max MirnyiPhilipp Petzschner and Alexander Peya7–6, 6–3
2015Ivan Dodig and Marcelo MeloMariusz Fyrstenberg and Santiago González7–6, 5–7, 10–3
2014Kevin Anderson and Matthew EbdenFeliciano López and Max Mirnyi6–3, 6–3
2013Łukasz Kubot and David MarreroSimone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini7–5, 6–2
2012David Marrero and Fernando VerdascoMarcel Granollers and Marc López6–3, 6–4

Where can I watch the Acapulco Open?

The 2022 tournament in Acapulco, Mexico was available to steam on Tennis TV, Tennis Channel Plus to tennis fans based in the USA, and on Amazon Prime to tennis fans based in Ireland and the UK.