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2020 Mexican Open Betting Preview, Odds and Picks

Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
2020 Mexican Open Betting Preview Odds and Picks

2020 Mexican Open – Tennis action intensifies with the 2020 Mexican Open on February 24-29 at Princess Mundo Imperial in the Mexican city of Acapulco. This 27th staging of the event has 32 netters taking part in the main draw. The USD1.845-million tournament is part of the ATP World Tour 500 series. Australian Nick Kyrgios is the defending champion of the tournament. He will attempt to make it two in a row in Acapulco. The competition will be led by world number two and top seed Rafael Nadal, competing in the event. ATP Tour betting sites favor the Spanish tennis star Nadal to dominate in the hardcourt tournament.

2020 Mexican Open  

When: February 24-29, 2020, starting times vary from day-to-day
Where: Princess Mundo Imperial, Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
TV: Tennis TV
Stream: Tennis

2020 Mexican Open Betting Information

Main Draw Entrants

Player World Rank Tournament Seed
Rafael Nadal 2 1
Alexander Zverev 7 2
Stan Wawrinka 16 3
Felix Auger-Aliassime 18 4
John Isner 19 5
Nick Kyrgios 21 6
Grigor Dimitrov 22 7
Dusan Lajovic 23 8

*Rankings as of February 17, 2020

Other Entrants

The following gained wildcard berths into the main draw

  • Milos Raonic


Before the tournament

  • Kevin Anderson – replaced by Kwon Soon-woo
  • Matteo Berrettini – replaced by Kyle Edmund
  • Lucas Pouille – replaced by Steve Johnson

Kevin Anderson

The South African former world number five has dropped out from the tournament. This was after a surprise loss to Jason Jung in the first round of the New York Open. There are no reports on why Anderson, now ranked 121st in the world, withdrew from the tournament. Previously, Anderson reached the finals of the Acapulco tournament twice.

Matteo Berrettini

The 23-year-old Italian tennis star announced that he is skipping the Acapulco event. His abdominal injury forced him to miss the ATP Cup and Rio Open. Currently, Berrettini ranks eighth in the world. 

Lucas Pouille

A recurring elbow injury forced this French netter to withdraw from the Acapulco tournament. Aside from the Mexican Open, the 25-year-old also pulled out of the ATP Cup and Adelaide International. In addition, he missed out on Australian Open, Open Sud de France and the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament. Unfortunately, the five-time ATP Tour champion has dropped to 62nd in the world due to these pullouts.

2020 Mexican Open Pick

Online sportsbook expects Nadal to run riot in the Acapulco event and gain his redemption after getting ousted in the second round last year. Challenging the Spaniard are a talented mix of players. This will include Alexander Zverev, Stan Wawrinka and defending champion Nick Kyrgios. In the end, Nadal will emerge victorious in the Mexican Open.