Nick Kyrgios capped off a terrific week on the Washington Open by beating Yoshihito Nishioka 6-4 6-3 within the singles remaining, earlier than combining with Jack Sock to additionally win the doubles 7-5 6-4 in opposition to the crew of Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek.
Within the singles, Kyrgios’ serve was overpowering in opposition to his Japanese opponent, successful 76 per cent (38-of-50) of his factors on serve, and saving the one break level alternative he confronted, which got here early within the opening set.
His return sport was additionally sharp, amassing breaks of serve within the first sport of every set to grab all of the momentum and preserve Nishioka on the again foot and chasing all day.
Kyrgios completed with 12 aces to Nishioka’s three, and completed the match similar to he began it with a break of serve, experiences DPA.
It caps off a match the place he dropped just one set in his six matches – in opposition to Frances Tiafoe within the quarter-final – to win his first singles title since this identical occasion again in 2019.
Only a few hours later, Kyrgios was again on the court docket with Sock contesting the doubles remaining, with the pair saving each break factors they confronted.
After an excellent begin, Kyrgios and Sock broke late within the first set, after which struck once more to interrupt within the opening sport of the second set, occurring to serve issues out comfortably, by no means permitting Dodig and Krajicek to even attain deuce in opposition to their serve.
In doing so, Kyrgios grew to become the primary participant to ever sweep each the singles and doubles in Washington.
He solely had one doubles title earlier than this season – again on the Lyon Open in 2018, additionally partnered with Sock – however Kyrgios has now received three previously eight months, rising triumphant with fellow Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis at each the Australian Open and final month’s Atlanta Open.