Zapopan, Jalisco, March 11 – Former professional tennis player and Davis Cup Captain of Mexico, Jorge Lozano, emphasized the magnitude of the WTA 250 Open Zapopan 2021, as it could be carried out despite the great challenge of organizing it in times of a Covid-19 pandemic.
In addition, he praised the great level shown by the players in the main draw, both in singles and doubles.
“I am very pleased that tennis is being promoted in this way, that the effort is made to make a tournament of this level. It is a great tournament, there is a lot of work in the organization and logistics, in addition there are very good players, added to the fact that great tennis is being seen ”, he commented.
Lozano, who reached the 51st position in singles and 4th in doubles in the ranking of the Association Tennis Professionals (ATP), recognizes the work of the organizing committee of the Zapopan Open 2021 led by the director of the tournament, Gustavo Santoscoy.
«I am surprised by everything that has been done, I have been in contact with the organizers and there is really a lot of work that is not seen, so I can only congratulate them for all the work done to make it a great event,» he explained.
Lozano also spoke of the great influence of the Zapopan area as it produced great tennis players nationally and internationally, as well as the first-level infrastructure of the most important tennis event in the history of Jalisco.
“The quality of the facilities and clubs in the city is very good, there are many courts; It is a city that has produced many champions in professional tennis, so it is definitely a great venue for tennis ”, expressed the also talent trainer.
Jorge Lozano was one of the most outstanding players in the history of Mexican tennis, among his achievements stand out his titles in Roland Garros in 1988 and 1990 in mixed doubles with the Spanish Arantxa Sánchez Vicario and the American Lori Mcneil, respectively.
In addition, he was a semifinalist at the 1988 US Open (doubles), and he won nine ATP titles: Rome, Stockholm, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Rotterdam, Athens, Casablanca, Stratton Mountain and Boston.
Lozano is one of the great personalities in Mexican tennis who have gathered at the Zapopan Open 2021 to enjoy a great week in the WTA 250 competition, which takes place from March 8 to 13 at the Metropolitan Tennis Complex.