02-22-2003, 09:38 AM
there are only 16 players in this draw, 4 will qualify to the main draw
Rd 1 (saturday)
Joan Balcells (ESP/1) vs Nicolas Coutelot (FRA)
Jacobo Díaz (ESP) vs Alex Bogomolov (EUA/5)
Andrea Gaudenzi (ITA/2) vs Giovanni Lapentti (ECU)
Johnny Hamui (MEX) vs Iván Miranda (PER/7)
Giorgio Galimberti (ITA/3) vs Juan Antonio Marín (CRC)
Mario Radic (CRO) vs Rubén Ramírez-Hidalgo (ESP/6)
Ricardo Mello (BRA/4) vs Luis Flores (MEX)
Juan Giner (ESP) vs Filippo Volandri (ITA/8)
Good Luck to Güicho Flores, Johnny "El niño" Hamui (he is only 14 yo :eek: ), Joan Balcells, Giovanni Lapentti, Juan Antonio Marín, Jacobo Díaz, Ramírez-Hidalgo and Juan Giner
As soon as the Main Draw will be released, I am going to post it in the thread created by Claudine.
Good luck to Alex Bogomolov :)
02-22-2003, 04:45 PM
Good luck 14 year old Johnny!
02-22-2003, 11:03 PM
Nicolas Coutelot (FRA) d. Joan Balcells (ESP/1) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3. :(
Juan Antonio Marín (CRC) d. Giorgio Galimberti (ITA/3) 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (7/4). :) Jacobo Díaz (ESP) d. Alex Bogomolov (EUA) 7-6 (9/7),:)
6-1. Iván Miranda (PER/7) d. Johnny Hamui (MEX) 6-3, 6-1. :(
This kid is Johnny Hamui. Surely we are going to hear more about him in the future :)
Well done for the kid, at 14 years old is hard to compete against older and experienced players. Buen esfuerzo, Johhny;)
02-22-2003, 11:04 PM
Do u have other results of the qualifing draw?
someon saw the match of Galimberti?
02-22-2003, 11:06 PM
The quali matches weren't broadcasted and i don't live in Acapulco but like 1000 km from the port :( but as soon as i get the results i will post them here, and the main draw in the other thread.
02-23-2003, 04:50 AM
Ricardo Mello (BRA/4) d. Luis Manuel Flores (MEX) 6-2 y 6-4 :(
Giovanni Lapentti (ECU) d. Andrea Gaudenzi (ITA/2) 6-0 7-6
Ramírez-Hidalgo (ESP/6) d. Mario Radic (CRO) 6-4 6-7 6-2
Filippo Volandri (ITA/8) d. Juan Giner (ESP) 4-6 6-0 7-5
02-23-2003, 07:19 AM
(the winners of this matches will enter to the main draw)
Nicolas COUTELOT (FRA) vs Jacobo DÍAZ (ESP)
Giovanni LAPENTTI (ECU/WC) vs Iván MIRANDA (PER/7)
Juan Antonio MARÍN (CRC) vs Rubén RAMÍREZ HIDALGO (ESP/6)
Ricardo MELLO (BRA/4) vs Filippo VOLANDRI (ITA/8)
The main draw will be released this sunday
Keep going Juan Antonio, Giovanni, and Ricardo!!!
02-23-2003, 09:00 PM
Any news of the match of Filippo Volandri?
02-24-2003, 02:01 AM
here are the sunday results and the qualified players for the Main Draw.
Nicolas Coutelot d. Jacobo Díaz 76(2) 57 62
Iván Miranda d- Giovanni Lapentti 26 63 76(4)
Rubén Ramírez-Hidalgo d. Juan Antonio Marín 63 64
Filippo Volandri d. Ricardo Mello 64 63
Like Guillermo Coria withdrawn will be an extra WC and maybe the LL will be Ricardo Mello, not sure yet though