Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios won his first ATP title in three years. Kyrgios, 27, who lost to Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final last month, won the City Open in Washington. He did it already in 2019.
“It’s very touching to come back here and win another title,” said Kyrgios, who beat Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka in the final: 6-4, 6-3. The Australian even took the “double” in the American capital. He also won doubles with Jack Sock. The Australian/American pair won the double final with Croatian Ivan Dodig and American Austin Krajicek (7-5, 6-4). Dodig and Krajicek defeated Matwe Middelkoop and partner Rohan Bhubana of India in the semifinals.
“If you see where you were last year and how you are now, that’s an amazing transformation. I’ve been so deep. But I showed strength by fighting., to overcome those tough times and win a tournament like this,” said Kyrgios, who climbed the rankings from 63 to 37. Now. What a great day.” He took his seventh singles title on the ATP Tour, all on the hard court.
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