Mexican Open: Lucky loser Nishioka advances to second round, faces Draper next

Yoshihito Nishioka edged out Nuno Borges 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Tuesday. He’ll play Jack Draper in the next round

Yoshihito Nishioka Chengdu 2023 Yoshihito Nishioka Chengdu 2023 AP Photo/Lee Jin-man/SIPA
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Japanese lucky loser Yoshihito Nishioka moved into the second round of the Mexican Open by edging out Portuguese Nuno Borges 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 at the Princess Mundo Imperial Resort in Acapulco on Tuesday.

Nishioka, ranked No 82 in the world, will play Great Britain’s Jack Draper next.

Acapulco ATP 500, other first-round matches (Princess Mundo Imperial Resort, hard, USD 2,206,080):

  • Alex De Minaur (3) beat Taro Daniel: 6-2, 6-1
  • Sebastian Ofner beat Ernesto Escobedo (WC): 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (4)
  • Ben Shelton beat Daniel Evans: 2-6, 7-5, 7-6 (5)
  • Jack Draper beat Tommy Paul (7): 6-0, 6-4
  • Miomir Kecmanovic beat Diego Schwartzman (WC): 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
  • Rodrigo Pacheco Mendez vs. Dusan Lajovic
  • Alexander Zverev vs. Daniel Altmaier
  • Michael Mmoh vs. Holger Rune
  • Aleksandar Kovacevic vs. Jordan Thompson
  • Casper Ruud vs. Christopher Eubanks
  • Terence Atmane vs. Dominik Koepfer
  • Frances Tiafoe vs. Max Purcell
  • Roman Safiullin vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas
  • Felix Auger-Aliassime vs. Flavio Cobolli
  • Matteo Arnaldi vs. Taylor Fritz

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