Kyrgios Claims Washington, Beats Medvedev For Second 2019 Title
by Staff | August 4th, 2019, 9:26 pm
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Nick Kyrgios came away with his sixth career ATP title and first in Washington today when he beat Daniil Medvedev in two tiebreakers 7-6(6), 7-6(4).

“This has honestly been one of my favorite weeks of my life. I’ve made massive strides,” said Kyrgios after his . “I started becoming friends with the smoothie guy, he knew what smoothie I wanted. I was playing ping pong with some kids before I’m playing. You guys were amazing. It was honestly a week to remember.”

“I’ve had people behind me, backing me, and they never lost faith in me even when I lost faith in myself. This week means a lot. It’s great to get the win, but I’ve proved to myself and the people backing me that I can still produce at the highest level.”

Kyrgios dropped just one set all week, and that during a thrilling win Saturday over top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas. The Australian finished the event winning his last three sets in tiebreakers.

The 24-year-old went just 5-7 after winning his first title of the year in Acapulco. Kyrgios will also return to the Top 30 with a win and should boost his chances for a US Open seeding.

“We all know how well Nick can play when he wants to. This week he wanted to play, and he was tough,” Medvedev said.

Today, Medvedev never got a break chance as Kyrgios smacked 18 aces. The Russian was bidding for his 5th career title. He now falls to 4-4 in finals.

Both players now head to the Montreal Masters.


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5 Comments for Kyrgios Claims Washington, Beats Medvedev For Second 2019 Title

skeezer Says:

Congrats to Kyrgios, he was very entertaining this past week, now can he win anything else?


Giles Says:

A circus is very entertaining as well. At least there is more than one clown performing.


Madmax Says:

Skeezer,

I agree. Not only that, If Nick had the mentality and resilience needed to become a grand slam champion, he would not only be entertaining, but more than dangerous.

Sadly, I don’t think he has got that element of his game yet – will he ever?


j-kath Says:

Re. Nick – I think his problem is he can’t be bothered sometimes. Only hope for constancy is if he remembers how good it feels to win. Pity he doesn’t need the money.


Daniel Says:

Every 5-6 months Kyrgios decides to play, altough he pushed Nadal hard in this years Wimbledon. We can only wait for his next big week and hope that the often bad ones end unscattered with polemic.

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