‘He sleeps at the time..’

‘He sleeps at the time..’


Nick Kyrgios will need to beat three Americans in the space of a few days to reach the quarter-finals of the City Open. The 2019 Washington champion is set to take on 14th-seeded Tommy Paul on Wednesday after a 6-3, 6-4 decision over Marcos Giron in the first round.

That sets up a round of 16 clash with fourth seed Reilly Opelka, who leads the pair 2-0 in ATP Head2Head. “I always get my best tennis when I play Tommy,” said Kyrgios, who won the Pole in Houston in April.

“I played two pretty flawless matches from both a return and service point of view.” The Aussies saved all four of their breakaways against Paul, who used his athleticism and poise to play a role in the game under the DC lights.

As the American started to take advantage of Kyrgios’ serve, he created three breaks in the second set at 2-2 but was unable to break through. Wimbledon finalist Kyrgios didn’t create a break point until the final game of the second set, his third break of the match closing after one hour and 25 minutes.

On Tuesday, he snapped a straight-set win over Marcos Giron. “I feel that all these games are very important because I didn’t get any points [Pepperstone ATP Rankings] From Wimbledon, I’m trying to stay focused, “World No.

63 added to the press conference after the game. “But it’s good in a way because I’m showing really good work.” Opelka won 6-7(6), 6-4, 6-4 as compatriot Denis Kudla hit 28 aces. The fourth seed saved a break point early in the second set before reeling off 19 straight points to take the set.

Kyrgios defeated Tommy Paul

Nick Kyrgios said in his press conference after his win over Paulus that if he had been seeded, he would not have gone through the ordeal of the tournament. “I think the seeded player won’t even play the first round,” Kyrgios said.

Last night, I played the first round, a tough first round, and I was drug tested until 12:00 midnight and I’m expected to play tonight. He (race player) sleeps when he wants to sleep. He eats what he wants to eat.

I was told to eat in a cafe where there was no food. I think those are things that a player with pedigree doesn’t face.”

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