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It’s not often that you find two iconic athletes from different sports on the same court. But on Friday, British stars Andy
Nick Kyrgios was 19 ½ hours away from one of the biggest moments of his career, playing in the Citi Open final in Washington, D.C.
But after his semi-final win on Saturday night, Kyrgios realised he had a slight problem. He had only one racquet.
The Aussie arrived in the U.S. weeks
Fifty-one players are ranked higher than Nick Kyrgios in the ATP Rankings, but against the best in the world, there's no one better than the talented Aussie.
Kyrgios improved to 4-1 against Top 10 players this season on Saturday, saving one match point and beating No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 3-6,
Some days you play your best tennis, and other days you need to try to find ways to win without your top level. #NextGenATP Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime battled hard on Thursday, but ultimately fell short of a solution against sixth seed Marin Cilic at the Citi Open.
“I don't know what
Stefanos Tsitsipas had to hit one, two and sometimes three winners to put away Tommy Paul during their second-round match on Wednesday. But Greece's #NextGenATP star stayed patient and persistent to move past the 22-year-old 6-3, 7-5 at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C.
“I was a bit nervous in
Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga fought through a mid-match dip to upset second seed Karen Khachanov 6-4, 2-6, 7-5 on Tuesday at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C.
Tsonga was a swing away from being up a set and a break when Khachanov served at 4-6, 0-1, 0/40. But the Russian won five
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, in his 16th year as a professional tennis player, picked up his first win at the Citi Open on Monday. The 34-year-old Frenchman halted Canadian Brayden Schnur, finalist at the New York Open in February, 6-4, 7-6(2) to reach the second round.
Tsonga, who improved to 22-12 on the