Abierto GNP Seguros

Osorio: Her Tennis Game Seems Headed In Right Direction

MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 4, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) It’s been nearly a year since Camila Osorio won her first WTA tour-level event at the Copa Colsanitas in her home country of Colombia. Now, the 5-foot-4-inch, personable 20-year-old from Cúcuta is enjoying […]

Defending Champion Fernandez Thriving Off Monterrey Energy

MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) There’s something about playing in the Abierto GNP Seguros that brings out the best in Leylah Fernandez’s game. Whether it’s the energy of the supportive crowd that fills Centre Court of Club Sonoma […]

An Emotional Night For Svitolina Far Away From Home

MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 2, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Elina Svitolina’s 6-2, 6-1 victory over Anastasia Potapova at the WTA 250 Abierto GNP Seguros in Monterrey, Mexico was a superb and emotional performance that lasted barely an hour. The top seed and […]

Patience Pays Off For Mexican Veteran Zacarías

MONTERREY, MEXICO/WASHINGTON, March 1, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Imagine the thrill that Marcela Zacarías must have felt Monday evening. After making her WTA main draw debut eight years ago in Acapulco, the 27-year-old Mexican captured her first win at this […]

Fernandez Stays In Moment, Wins First WTA Title

MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 22, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Unseeded Leylah Fernandez and qualifier Viktorija Golubic had never met before Sunday’s final of the WTA 250-series Abierto GNP Seguros in Monterrey, Mexico. Although there was a 10-year age gap between the two […]

Qualifier Golubic Ends Li’s Monterrey Run

MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 21, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) It’s always a great thing when you’re one of the last two players standing at the end of a tournament. After a week of playing in Mexico’s high altitude, Swiss qualifier Viktorija Golubic […]

Li Cracks Zheng Code, Advances In Monterrey

MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 20, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Ann Li fought through some difficult moments during her quarterfinal match with China’s Zheng Saisai at the WTA 250 Abierto GNP Seguros in Monterrey, Mexico, Friday afternoon. Dealing with the high altitude was […]

Ann Li: Learning The Economy Of Winning Tennis

MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 19, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Ann Li goes about the economy of winning her tennis matches in a quiet but positive manner that exudes confidence in her abilities. In just a couple of years, Li has been doing […]

Some Days, It’s Just Not Good To Be A No. 1 Seed

DUBAI/MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) It doesn’t happen often, but it did on Tuesday. The top seeds in two different tournaments were upset. Spread across 10 time zones – and with their matches occurring just a few hours […]