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Tiafoe books spot in Acapulco second round by beating Nishioka

Frances Tiafoe defeated Yoshihito Nishioka 7-6(6), 6-4 on Monday night. He’ll play Spanish wildcard Feliciano López in the next round

Frances Tiafoe Frances Tiafoe, Australian Open 2023 | © (AI/Reuters/Panoramic)
Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC •Third round • completed
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American Frances Tiafoe, the No 6 seed, advanced to the second round of the Mexican Open by beating Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka 7-6 (6), 6-4 at the Princess Mundo Imperial in Acapulco on Monday night.

Tiafoe, ranked No 15, will face Spanish wildcard Feliciano López 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
  • Carlos Alcaraz vs. Mackenzie McDonald
  • Nuno Borges vs. Nick Chappell
  • Matteo Berrettini vs. Alex Molcan
  • Cameron Norrie vs. Adrian Mannarino
  • Guido Andreozzi vs. Casper Ruud
  • Emilio Gomez vs. Tommy Paul
  • Taro Daniel vs. J.J. Wolf: tuesday
  • Ben Shelton vs. Holger Rune: tuesday
  • Feliciano López 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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