Nick Kyrgios After claiming the biggest title of his career in Acapulco on Saturday night, the controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios admitted that he had been out jet-skiing just a couple of hours before his final against world No.
In his post-match interviews, Kyrgios acknowledged that he needs to show more consistent discipline. I was really down and out and didn't know what I was going to do, but you have a week like this and things can change.
He ended it in style, roundly beating Zverev by a , margin. Kyrgios was defiant as the crowd often went against him Credit: Getty Images No-one on planet tennis would have predicted this result after Kyrgios had arrived in Mexico with just two victories — both by the narrowest of margins — to show for his season.
The results underlined the theory that Kyrgios plays up or down to the level of his opponent, performing far better against the strongest opposition than he does against the lesser names.
So well done to them as well. At No.
|Poll of the day||Kyrgios dropped the first set and then spoke to the trainer, complaining of being "sick" but not wanting to stop because the press would "blow it up" and he would get booed by the crowd. The year-old also attempted some unusual tactics, occasionally rushing the net behind his return and serving underhand in the third set.|
|WTA Acapulco Scores, Brackets, Results||Reddit Nick Kyrgios. That semi-final at Queen's took the Australian back into the top 20, but he has taken quite the tumble since then, ending last year at No.|
|Entry Lists For Dubai, Acapulco, Sao Paulo LIVE||Kyrgios defeated three top players on the way to the title, saving three match points in a second-round victory over second-ranked Rafael Nadal -- owner of 17 Grand Slam titles -- and beating No.|
He also had to beat an opponent of note — former world No. Related Topics.