Abierto Los Cabos Full ATP Draw Preview: Can Cameron Norrie Defend His Mexican Crown?

Cameron Norrie
Cameron Norrie hopes to emulate 2021 success in Mexico

The world’s leading hardcourt players look to descend down upon the Mexican coast from August 1-6 in the hope of vying for supremacy at the Abierto Los Cabos. 

  • World No.1 Daniil Medvedev is returning to tennis after an unscheduled two-month hiatus
  • Cameron Norrie looks to defend his coveted title this year as he returns to the action
  • John Isner, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Diego Schwartzman are all making an appearance

The Abierto Los Cabos is considered the largest and most important tennis event in Latin America and many of the men’s top heavyweights are returning to this stunning tennis tournament in the hope of honing their craft in preparation for the U.S. Open.

Britain’s Cameron Norrie was crowned the champion here last year against fledgling Brandon Nakashima and is looking to make it two on the bounce. While Daniil Medvedev returns after the Russian was forced to miss Wimbledon in a much-talked-about controversial decision.

Abierto Los Cabos Men’s Draw

  1. Daniil Medvedev
  2. Felix Auger-Aliassime
  3. Cameron Norrie
  4. Diego Schwartzman
  5. John Isner
  6. Miomir Kecmanovic
  7. Brandon Nakashima
  8. Joao Sousa
  9. Fabio Fognini
  10. Jordan Thompson
  11. Tomas Martin Etcheverry
  12. Thanasi Kokkinakis
  13. Quentin Halys
  14. John Millman
  15. Steve Johnson
  16. Chun-hsin Tseng
  17. Henri Laaksonen
  18. Jason Kubler
  19. Facundo Bagnis
  20. (WC)
  21. (WC)
  22. (WC)
  23. (SE)
  24. (SE)
  25. (Q)
  26. (Q)
  27. (Q)
  28. (Q)

You can find a complete list of the players here.

Cameron Norrie beat Brandon Nakashima in straight sets 6-2, 6-2 to add the Mexican ATP title to his already impressive tennis record.

It's played in Los Cabos, Mexico at the Cabo Sports Complex.

It's an ATP 250 tournament.

The tournament was started in 2016.

 

Daniil Medvedev returns to tennis as the favorite to win the competition.

The total commitment this year is $873,000 with the winners of the men's scooping up a comfy $131,430.

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How Do The Points For Ranking Work At Abierto Los Cabos?

Points 

Prize Money 

1st Round 

0 points 

$7,680

2nd Round 

20 points 

$12,825

Quater Final

45 points 

$22,305 

Semi Final 

90 points 

$39,250

Final 

150 points 

$71,065

Champion 

250 points 

$131,430

Notable Champions 

This is the sixth year the competition has been running and over the past five years, there have been five separate champions. 

Cameron Norrie – The Brit won it here last year as he put the rising star Brandon Nakashima to the sword 6-2, 6-2.

Diego Schwartzman – The Argentinian won it in 2019 against Taylor Fritz 7-6(6), 6-3.

Fabio Fognini – The Italian threw down the gauntlet against tennis royalty Juan Martin del Potro 6-4, 6-2 in 2018.

Sam Querrey – The Delray Beach Open champion dispatched Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 in 2017. 

Ivo Karlovic – The Serbian beat Feliciano Lopez at the inaugural Abierto Los Cabos 7-6(5), 6-2.