Nadal thrashes Kyrgios to win China Open title

09 October, 2017, 00:54 | Author: Anita Tucker
  • Nadal overwhelms Kyrgios to win China Open

Disgruntled Nick Kyrgios was hit with a penalty point and said he got "destroyed" as World No 1 Rafael Nadal cruised to his sixth title of another remarkable year. A great classic for Kyrgios, what...

Nadal's previous title at the tournament came 12 years ago.

"It's a really special trophy for me, as I won the tournament last week and now have again today", said Goffin, who brings his nine-match winning streak to China where he will see action at the Shanghai Rolex Masters.

The 31-year-old, champion in 2005, now has six titles for the season, while Kyrgios - who had never met Nadal in a final - must quickly regroup to maintain his slim hopes of playing the season-ending ATP Finals. "After that, I think I played one of the best events of the year, playing very solid the whole week and playing against very tough opponents".

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It was another Jekyll and Hyde performance from the unpredictable Kyrgios, who battled bravely to fend off five break points in his opening service game.

The 22-year-old Australian was upset with a call in the first game and appeared unable to let it go after that, earning a warning and then a penalty point.

Nadal was well in control by then and he raced into a 5-0 lead in the second set before Kyrgios slightly delayed the inevitable as the Spaniard sauntered to his 12th consecutive win.

"He played well. I played bad".

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"I don't know, I just got super frustrated", he said. "I put in a pretty good week, had some good wins". It's tough to find positives when you won three games in the final.

The 31-year-old Nadal, who remains undefeated since returning to world No. 1 on August 21, tightened his grip on the top spot in the Emirates ATP Race To London. "In the semi-final, I played well, obviously beating (Germany's Alexander Zverev)".

But after that, Nadal sliced through the opposition to win the China Open for the first time since making his debut in Beijing in 2005.

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