Feli López stands up to Tiafoe in his farewell to Acapulco

Feliciano Lopez he said goodbye to Acapulco forever, at least as a professional tennis player. The man from Toledo, at 41 years old and ranked 1,035, had received an invitation from the organization to play one last time in the 500 category contest.

Feli made his debut on Monday with a victory against Cristopher Eubanks, which gave him 45 points, although he could not repeat it against another American Frances Tiafoe. The world number 15 eliminated the Toledo player for 6-2 y 7-6(6).

The veteran member of the ‘Armada’, who plans to hang up the racket for good this summer, has invitations to play the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, the Mallorca Championships and is waiting to receive another in Queen’s.

The elimination of Feli leaves the individual table of the Mexican Tennis Open without Spanish tennis players.

Debacle de Ruud

Casper Ruud He is still in free fall since he lost his second ‘Grand Slam’ final at the US Open. The Norwegian, who has made a more selective calendar this season, was surprised in the second round in Acapulco by the Japanese Taro Daniel, with a score of 7-5, 2-6 and 7-6(5).

The Norwegian, second favourite, had already suffered to carry out his debut with the Argentine ‘qualy’ Guido Andreozzi 6-4, 4-6 and 7-6(2).


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