Rafa Nadal wins the Acapulco Open, title 85 of his career



With the victory of this Saturday he became the most veteran champion in Acapulco

Rafael Nadal

Rafa Nadal, after winning the Acapulco Open.

The Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal, second of the world rnking, I beat the American Taylor Fritz this Saturday 6-3, 6-2 to win his third title at the Acapulco Tennis Open, 85 of his professional career.

Nadal and Fritz began with absolute mastery of their service when he won all the points in his first serve opportunities, but Rafa soon began to show superiority to the number 35 in the world, considered at age 22 one of the promises of the tour.

In the eighth game Nadal broke the service of the American, confirm in the ninth and win the first set with 85 percent of points earned with the first service.

For the second sleeve, Fritz returned with the idea of ​​risking, but he met Spanish at a high level that came out of the complications and was fine with his 'drive' at the decisive moments.

In the fifth game Fritz seemed deconcentrated and Rafa didn't let him go; I broke the serve and headed for victory.

The American still had a breakout opportunity in the sixth game, but, as he did numerous times in the tournament, Nadal played his best tennis under pressure.

Frustrated, Fritz lost the serve in the seventh game, which opened the doors of the title to Manacor, which he had won in Acapulco in 2005 and 2013. With the victory of this Saturday he became the most veteran champion in Acapulco.

The victory ended with a negative streak of Nadal in the ATP 500 tournament of the Mexican Pacific, in which I lost to the American Sam Querry the final of 2017, left in 2018 and was eliminated in the round of 16 by the Australian Nick Kyrgios last year.

“It has been a special week, Every time I come to Acapulco I return full of energies and with very good feelings, “Nadal said, he won a prize of $ 372,785 and added 500 points to his rnking.

In the women's final the British Heather Wtson won 6-4, 6-7 (8), 6-1 to 17-year-old Canadian Leylah Fernndez, daughter of Ecuadorian father and Filipino mother, who left a pleasant impression upon arriving from the 'qualy' and reaching the final.

This Saturday Heather was ahead 4-0 in the first round, but the teenager Fernndez won four of the next five “games”, although she lost the tenth and the set went away.

In the second, the Canadian rose from a 2-6 in the 'tie break' and won by 10-8 in a show of courage, but arrived exhausted to the third set and fell by 6-1, although they did not play in their first finals in the WTA circuit.

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