Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, August 9, 2016.- The Spaniard players where responsible for opening the first round of Abierto Mexicano de Tenis Mifel, presented by Cinemex. Marcel Granollers beat his fellow countryman Fernando Verdasco in two sets 7-6 (6) 6-2. The match lasted an hour and thirty-nine minutes of match.
The intensity and form showed by both players was notorious, sixty-six minutes were needed for the first set to end. Verdasco make several unforced errors and managed to break his service, which cost him the match in the first edition of this Mexican tournament.
In the next round, Granollers will play against the German player Tobias Kamke, who defeated the American player Tim Smyczek, 2-6, 6-2 y 6-0 in one hour and thirty-seven minutes of match, this happening in another court simultaneously
While in the Grandstand, the French Jeremy Chardy, sixth seeded of the tournament, was defeated in his first match, loosing in two sets 6-4 and 7-6, against the Spaniard Pablo Carreño Busta .
Also the French Julien Benneteau had a harsh victory against the American player Jared Donaldson, who was finally defeated in three sets 4-6, 7-6(4) and 6-2, during more than two hours of match. Donaldson played the qualification.
Bennetteau wil play against Horacio Zeballos in his next match. Zeballos only needed 61 minutes to beat Alexander Dolgopolov, 5th seeded of the tournament.
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