The Mexican Open (also known as the Abierto Mexicano Telcel) is an ATP 500 tournament played in Acapulco. Over the years the tournament has seen many great champions such as Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and many more.
Introduced in 1993, it soon became a hit on the ATP Tour with many fans coming from all over the world to visit the tournament and stay in the beautiful Acapulco.
That is why I have made this tournament guide so you can plan your next trip to the Mexican Open 2023 and enjoy the stunning surroundings of this amazing city.
Arena GNP Seguros
27 Feb - 4 Mar
The Mexican Open is an outdoor, hard court tournament played at the Arena GNP Seguros in Acapulco, Mexico.
The Arena GNP Seguros main court stadium is one of the biggest venues for an ATP 500 event with a seating capacity of 10,501.
The Mexican Open starts on the 27th of February 2023 and finishes on the 4th of March 2023.
The qualifying takes place the week prior on the 25th and 26th of February 2023.
Juan Martín del Potro
The line up for the 30th edition of the Mexican Open is definitely not one to miss.
Current world No.2 Carlos Alcaraz is competing at the 2023 Mexican Open alongside many big names such as Casper Ruud, Taylor Fritz, Stefanos Tsitsipas and more.
As this is one of the biggest ATP 500 events on tour, you can expect some great matches.
Prize Money $ USD
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Round of 16
Round of 32
There are a few different ticket packages available for the Mexican Open 2023.
Full Series: These will give you access to all the matches across the whole week so you don’t miss a single bit of the action.
Weekend Series: These will give you access to all the quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals matches across the weekend.
Monday – Wednesday Series: These will give you access to all the matches in the earlier stages of the tournament.
All ticket packages will give you access to the Main Stadium and access to Grandstand Caliente MX and alternative courts. You will also get access to the commercial area and food court.
Tickets for the Mexican Open 2023 can be viewed on the official Mexican Open website.
Acapulco is known for its wide range of luxurious hotels on offer, so you won’t be stuck for choice. There are many different hotels on offer but it is important to consider your budget and how you want to experience this Mexican city.
- HominngBird Acapulco: Mexican villa with swimming pool close to the tennis venue.
- Condominio Torreblanca Cabo Márquez: lovely apartment with stunning views at a great price.
- Holiday Inn Resort Acapulco: a very cheap hotel close to the beach.
- Encanto Acapulco: 5-star hotel with views overlooking the sea.
- Las Brisas Acapulco: 5-star hotel with amazing views and a private beach area.
- Camino Real Acapulco Diamante: lovely hotel with private beach access and two delicious restaurants.
- Banyan Tree Cabo Marques: breathtaking, clifftop villas with private pools that overlook the ocean.
Acapulco is one of Mexico’s most popular tourist attractions with its long, sandy beaches and vibrant nightlife. It is also known for its deep-sea fishing and the iconic La Quebrada cliff divers where professional divers plunge 40m into a small ocean cove every day and night.
See all of Acapulco’s major tourist attractions in one day with this sightseeing city tour experience.
You will get to see many Acapulco attractions such as Las Brisas, Acapulco Bay, the clifftop Chapel of Peace and more. But I think the trip’s highlight must be watching the La Quebrada Cliff Divers perform their crazy stunts from 40m tall cliffs.
This is the perfect tour for anyone with limited time in the city as you get to experience most of Acapulco in one day.
Has scuba diving always been on your bucket list as something you want to do?
Well, then you must try out this scuba diving for beginners workshop in Acapulco.
There is no better place to do it than Acapulco with its crystal-clear waters and amazing wildlife from turtles to stingrays and many more. An experienced instructor will teach you all the basics and help you have the best experience possible.
Once you have finished your dive you can enjoy the snacks and beverages included and take in the beautiful surroundings.
Enjoy the unspoiled beaches of Acapulco with this horseback ride and baby turtle release.
You will get to explore the stunning beaches surrounding Acapulco on horseback whilst being guided by an experienced tour guide.
Once you have finished taking in the beautiful surroundings you will get the opportunity to adopt and then release a baby turtle into the Pacific Ocean. You will then be able to visit the recently opened crocodile farm where you get to learn about these incredible animals.
These are all great experiences included in one trip and is perfect for the whole family.
Acapulco has a very tropical climate with good weather all year round.
February/March is during the dry season in Acapulco so you can expect warm temperatures with very little rain. Expect highs of around 29°C and lows of around 21°C. This makes it the perfect temperature for exploring the city and relaxing at the beach.
Remember to stay protected from the sun at all times with suncream and hats.
You can watch all the action from the Mexican Open 2023 on TennisTV.
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