Nick Kyrgios beats Alexander Zverev to win Acapulco International

first_img Reuters AcapulcoMarch 3, 2019UPDATED: March 3, 2019 11:06 IST Nick Kyrgios defeated Alexander Zverev in straight sets in the final (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSNick Kyrgios stunned German second seed Alexander Zverev 6-3 6-4 in the Acapulco International finalWith the win, Kyrgios improved to 4-3 in career head-to-head meetings against ZverevKyrgios won his fifth career ATP titleAustralian Nick Kyrgios stunned German second seed Alexander Zverev 6-3 6-4 to win the Acapulco International in Mexico on Saturday for his fifth career ATP title.The temperamental Aussie, whose scintillating run to the final included wins over multiple Grand Slam winners Stanislas Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal, played free and focused from the outset and frustrated Zverev with a steady diet of drop shots.Former world number 13 Kyrgios, who has fallen to 72 in the rankings, converted three of his break point opportunities and sealed the win on his first championship point with a massive serve that was too much for world number three Zverev to handle.if you’re loving these drop shots from @NickKyrgios tonight!@AbiertoTelcel pic.twitter.com/0yXWnrG4YzATP Tour (@ATP_Tour) March 3, 2019Kyrgios struck first and emphatically when he broke Zverev at love in the fourth game of the opening set and consolidated the break to go ahead 4-1, triggering a frustrated Zverev to smash his racquet beyond repair on the hard court.THAT is how you save a break pointthe #AMT2019 final now on @TennisTV pic.twitter.com/dd4nT4gbeeATP Tour (@ATP_Tour) March 3, 2019The 23-year-old Australian opened the second set with a break but then looked like he may start to crack when he found himself staring down a break point in the next game and double-faulted, allowing Zverev to draw level at 1-1.But Kyrgios’ nerves held up and he broke again in the fifth game and then held steady the rest of the way as he collected his first tournament win since Brisbane in January 2018.advertisementZverev, competing in only his second tournament of the year after crashing out of the fourth round of the Australian Open, arrived in the final in solid form having not dropped a set all week but had no answer for Kyrgios.With the win, Kyrgios improved to 4-3 in career head-to-head meetings against Zverev.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow Nick KyrgiosFollow Alexander ZverevFollow Acapulco International Nick Kyrgios beats Alexander Zverev to win Acapulco InternationalNick Kyrgios stunned second seed Alexander Zverev 6-3 6-4 to win the Acapulco International in Mexico on Saturday for his fifth career ATP title. The temperamental Aussie played free and focused from the outset and frustrated Zverev with a steady diet of drop shots.advertisement Nextlast_img read more

Resign now – Irfaan Ali tells Govt

Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C), Irfaan Ali is demanding that the coalition government resign now and announce a date for elections, in keeping with the Guyana Constitution.“The PPP and our supporters have been patient,” Ali told reporters during a massive protest outside of the Ministry of the Presidency.Scores of persons braved the heavy showers to picket the government, in an effort to get the APNU/AFC officials to respect the Guyana Constitution and the Caribbean Court of Justice ruling.“Guyanese are willing to come out in their numbers to fight for the (respect) Constitution,” Ali stated.“The CCJ has made it clear that the no-confidence motion was validly passed and the provisions of the Constitution must kick in,” he demanded.These provisions stipulate that upon the passage of the motion, the government must resign and announce a date for elections within three months. But instead of doing that, the government mounted a legal challenge which allowed them to stay in office for more than six months.But the court battle is over and the PPP is demanding that the Government respect the court’s decision.“We allowed the court process to conclude and now that has concluded, the government must now respect the ruling of the court,” Ali contended. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedLETTER: President Granger must share responsibility if there is a constitutional crisisFebruary 6, 2019In “latest news”Pres. Granger must name a date for elections now – PPP/C protestsAugust 13, 2019In “latest news””We want elections now” – PPP protestsJuly 5, 2019In “latest news” read more

Pres Granger meets with diplomats on Guyanas political situation

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedDiplomatic Community urges respect of CCJ rulingJune 18, 2019In “latest news”Int’l community urges ‘expeditious’ adherence to CCJ ordersJuly 15, 2019In “latest news”Pres. Granger says there is no deadline for electionsJuly 25, 2019In “latest news” President David Granger, this morning, addressed members of the Diplomatic Corps on the current political situation in Guyana.The event was held at State House. Members of Diplomatic Community The diplomatic community has been following with keen intent the political situation in Guyana, particularly in light of the rulings of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).On June 18, 2019 – following the court ruling validating that the government was defeated by a no-confidence motion – the diplomatic community urged that the ruling be respected.A joint statement was issued by the United States Ambassador to Guyana Sarah-Ann Lynch, the United Kingdom High Commissioner Greg Quinn, the High Commissioner of Canada Lilian Chatterjee and head of the EU delegation Jernej Videtič.Then on July 15, 2019, several other members issued another statement urging compliance with the CCJ orders – that the Constitution of Guyana be followed.A joint statement was issued by the United States, Great Britain, and the European Union. read more