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Sharapova is the big attraction Mexico Open in Acapulco

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Mexico
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By Miguel Sangineto
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The presence of the beautiful Russian, according to José Antonio Fernández, director of marketing of the event, represents "an accelerator sales and a media figure weighty"

With Maria Sharapova and Japanese Kei Nishikori main figures, the Mexican Tennis Open began on Monday in Acapulco.

It will be their second year as a hard court tournament for the tournament which is considered one of the best in Latin America and continues to seek consolidation as an option weight for Top Ten players from both the ATP and WTA tour.

In its edition XXII, the tournament will feature Sharapova, world number two and finalist in the Australia Open, where he succumbed to American Serena Williams.

Results of the first day of the Mexican Open tennis tournament in Acapulco and integrates tournaments ATP and WTA.

traslation: Belén Zapata