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Berrettini gets retirement from Molcan in Acapulco round

Matteo Berrettini benefitted from the retirement of Alex Molcan on Tuesday night. The Italian had not lost a single game when it ended.

Matteo Berrettini Matteo Berrettini reacts during his semi final match against Netherlands’ Botic Van De Zandschulp (AI/Reuters/Panoramic)
Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC •Third round • completed
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Matteo Berrettini reached the second round of the Mexican Open when Slovak Alex Molcan retired on Tuesday night at the Princess Mundo Imperial in Acapulco.

Berrettini, ranked No 24, led 6-0, 1-0 when Molcan, ranked No 57, called it quits.

The Italian will face the winner of the match between Swede lucky loser Elias Ymer and Frenchman Adrian Mannarino next.

Acapulco ATP500, other first-round matchups and results:

  • Alex De Minaur vs. Rodrigo Pacheco Mendez
  • Jacopo Berrettini vs. Oscar Otte
  • Daniel Altmaier vs. Brandon Nakashima
  • Luciano Darderi vs. Mackenzie McDonald
  • Nuno Borges vs. Nick Chappell
  • Elias Ymer vs. Adrian Mannarino
  • Casper Ruud (2) beat Guido Andreozzi (Q): 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (2)
  • Tommy Paul (7) beat Emilio Gomez: 6-1, 7-6 (4)
  • Taro Daniel (Q) beat J.J. Wolf: 6-4, 6-4
  • Frances Tiafoe (6) beat Yoshihito Nishioka: 7-6 (6), 6-4
  • Holger Rune (4) beat Ben Shelton (WC): 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-2
  • Feliciano López (WC) beat Christopher Eubanks: 7-6 (3), 6-4
  • Denis Shapovalov beat Miomir Kecmanovic: 6-7 (4), 6-0, 7-5
  • Taylor Fritz (3) beat John Isner: 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Michael Mmoh beat Marcos Giron: 7-6 (3), 6-1
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