Nick Kyrgios ends ATP title drought with stunning run at the Citi Open
Nick Kyrgios ends ATP title drought with stunning run at the Citi OpenThe Australian, who was forced to play his final four singles matches in three days at the tournament due to bad weather, faced Yoshihito Nishioka in the final on Sunday afternoon (local time).
Top-seeded Andrey Rublev of Russia and recent Wimbledon finalist Nick Kyrgios of Australia both won two matches on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Citi Open in Washington. © Reuters/Geoff Burke Tennis: Citi Open © Reuters/Geoff Burke Tennis: Citi Open
The tournament's schedule was compacted due to previous weather-related suspensions and postponements.
Rublev downed 13th-seeded Maxime Cressy of the United States 6-4, 7-6 (8) in the third round, then routed another American, J.J. Wolf, 6-2, 6-3 in the quarterfinals.
Kyrgios led fourth-seeded Reilly Opelka of the United States 7-6 (1), 2-1 when their match was halted on Thursday, and the Aussie came back to finish a 6-2 victory in the second set. He faced a much tougher test later against 10th-seeded Frances Tiafoe of the United States before prevailing 6-7 (5), 7-6 (12), 6-2.
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© Panoramic Rublev-Garin-Roland-Garros-280522 Seeds number 1 in Washington, Andrey Rublev validated his ticket for the quarterfinals Thanks to two -round success on Maxime Cressy. Andrey Rublev continues his fault without fault in Washington. After a success in two rounds against Jack Draper to launch his week, the seed number 1 of the tournament did the same against Maxime Cressy, seeded number 13. The first round tilted on a single point.
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Tiafoe squandered five match points in the second set before Kyrgios leveled the match on his fourth set point.
Kyrgios' semifinal foe will be Sweden's Mikael Ymer, who defeated the United States' Sebastian Korda 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 in the quarterfinals. Earlier, Korda completed a suspended match against fifth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, taking a 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 win. © Reuters/CARLOS PEREZ GALLARDO ATP 250 - Los Cabos Open
Tiafoe began his day by topping the Netherlands' Botic van se Zandschulp 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. © Reuters/CARLOS PEREZ GALLARDO ATP 250 - Los Cabos Open
Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka will oppose Rublev in the semifinals after eliminating 16th-seeded Daniel Evans of Great Britain 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-5.
Nick Kyrgios beats world number one Daniil Medvedev to send US Open warning
Nick Kyrgios beats world number one Daniil Medvedev to send US Open warningBoth players came into the match in good form with Kyrgios winning the singles and doubles titles at the Citi Open in Washington, while Medvedev marked his return to the court with a title at Los Cabos in Mexico.
Wolf defeated ninth-seeded Holger Rune of Denmark 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in third-round action.
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Top-seeded Daniil Medvedev of Russia got hot mid-match and rolled to a 7-6 (0), 6-1 win over fourth-seeded Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia in the semifinals at Los Cabos, Mexico.
Medvedev won the last 11 points of the first set, then jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the second set and was never threatened.
Medvedev will match up against third-seeded Cameron Norrie of Great Britain in the final. Norrie defeated second-seeded Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the other semifinal.
Norrie has been in three previous finals this year, and he won twice. Medvedev has lost his past five championship matches, including last year's ATP Finals and the Australian Open in January.
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© Panoramic Kyrgios-Washington-070822 in great shape since the start of the summer, Nick Kyrgios, notably finalist at Wimbledon, will not benefit the Australia of her talent, next month during the group phase of the final phase of the Davis Cup. The best player in the country said to the captain of the Lleyton Hewitt team that he was not available. winner in Washington, finalist of the last Wimbledon, still to his advantage in Montreal last week ...