The Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz, winner of the US Open 2022 and new number one in the world, will play the Mexico Open next year, which will be held in Acapulco between February 27 and March 4, according to what the director indicated on Tuesday. of the tournament.

“We are very excited to be able to announce three ‘Top 10’ for the moment for such a significant edition of the tournament, all magnificent players. Carlos is a young man who will be a benchmark in the sport in the coming years and he showed us in the US Open just like Casper (Ruud) who confirmed himself as a great player, while Stefanos (Tsitsipas) has been constant and already knows the Mexican public well,” Raúl Zurutuza said at a press conference, also confirming the Norwegian and the Greek.

The Murcian player will thus make his second appearance in the Mexican event that celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2023 and that is played on an outdoor hard court, since he competed in 2021, clearly falling in his debut against the German Alexander Zverev, later champion, 6-3, 6-1.