Rafael Nadal secured his sixth singles title of 2017 – and 75th of his career – by beating Australian Nick Kyrgios 6-2, 6-1 in the China Open final. The world number one took control from the start and captured his second Beijing title in 92 minutes.
Rafa clinched his second break to take the first set, and despite a spirited response from Kyrgios who forced break points in the third game of the second, there was no stopping our champ.
After the match, Rafa said:
In 2005 when I won here I never thought that in 2017 I would still be playing tennis! I’m very happy to be here and to win the title.
For me this is a very important victory. It’s great to have a team like this behind me during a great season.
Our champ will go into Shanghai as the form player after dropping just two sets and saving two match points in the first round on his way to his second China Open title.
More to follow…
I am happy to the movement of rafa victory. Rafael will continue the performance in his tennis life. We are like to it and pray for you .
Good job done, best of luck in Shanghai and win another🏆!
We all are with you very “Happy” about The Tennis-Competitions Year and your six Victories. From The Canaries, most glad, C. Javier
Congratulations Rafa you have done soooooooooooooooo well
and can be so proud of yourself.
All the best for Shanghai
Love and prayers
Felicidades mi campeon eres indudablemente el mejor VAMOS RAFA
10 matches in 14 days more demanding. hope he will be ultrafresh for wtf..