Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis won the Atlanta Open up on Sunday night time after profitable two matches on the exact same working day.
But along with Kokkinakis, the “unique Ks” gained their doubles semi-final and closing in the house of seven hrs on Sunday.
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Immediately after beating Rajeev Ram and Jack Sock 6-4 6-7(7) 10-2, the Australian duo overcame compatriots Jason Kubler and John Friends 7-6(4) 7-5 to raise the trophy.
Kyrgios and Kokkinakis hit 15 aces and saved all 4 crack details in the final to carry the ATP 250 match title.
Kyrgios and Kokkinakis stunned the tennis environment when they gained the Australian Open doubles title at the start of the 12 months. This yr the duo hold a 13-2 win-reduction report.
“Of course, Atlanta is a specific position,” Kyrgios stated.
“Won the singles title below [in 2016] and now the doubles. Crowd’s awesome and it was a new knowledge playing two matches in 1 working day as very well for a title
“Me and Kokky had been quite resilient and definitely no singles this 7 days, but self-assurance is at an all-time large in doubles.”
Kokkinakis additional: “Stoked to have received the Atlanta doubles title with Nick. It’s usually a satisfaction taking part in with him.
“2nd title for the 12 months and I feel we are acquiring greater. It really is been a fantastic 7 days below, a superior way to begin off the [American] summer season in Atlanta for the US Open and ideally we can hold it rolling.”
Fellow Australian Alex de Minaur won the Atlanta singles title earlier in the evening, beating No 6 seed Jenson Brooksby 6-3 6-3.
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Source: Euro Sporting activities