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Time for tennis: Jalisco Open ready to roll

Leading international tennis professionals will be looking to earn valuable ATP points at the eighth Jalisco Open presented by Aeromexico and Delta Airlines, scheduled at Guadalajara’s Centro Panamericano de Tenis from Monday, April 16 to Sunday, April 22.

pg9aNo top 100 ranked players are listed to play, but eight players world ranked between 100 and 200th will be in the draw. The highest ranked player in the tournament is  Adrian Menendez-Maceiras at 112th.  Four U.S. players and two from Canada will be participating.

Built for the 2011 Pan American Games, the Centro Panamericano de Tenis adjoining the Parque Metropolitano in Zapopan boasts an excellent stadium court for 2,700 spectators.  The complex has eight other hard courts with a capacity for 1,000 spectators.

Stadium court tickets start  in price from 50 pesos Tuesday to Friday, increasing to 100 pesos on Saturday (semi finals) and 150 pesos on Sunday (finals).Tickets may be purchased through Ticketmaster at (33) 3818-3800 or at the center’s box office throughout the tournament.  The underground car park has 450 spaces and costs 50 pesos per day.

Games are scheduled each day at 2, 4, 6 and 8:30 p.m., except on Sunday, when the doubles final begins at noon and the singles final at 2 p.m.

In addition to food stalls, there will be a commercial zone and exhibitions at various times of the day.

The event is organized by Ochoa Sports Management, headed by Alejandro Ochoa Reyes, the brother of former world number one female golfer Lorena Ochoa.

For more details visit jalisco-open.com.

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