The draw for the Abierto Mexicano TELCEL in Acapulco, Mexico has been released and Genie is seeded sixth and she will play Ajla Tomljanovic of Croatia in the first round. Genie has never played the 23-year-old before.
The first seed Genie can meet is No.2 seed Kristina Mladenovic of France in the quarters.
Genie will also be playing doubles in Acapulco and she teams up with Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium and they play the 2nd seeds Julia Goerges of Germany and Jelena Ostapenko of Belarus.
This is Genie’s third appearance in Acapulco and her best result was reaching the quarters in 2014.