The World Tour 250 Series of the 2019 ATP Tour already started and part of the said tour is the 75th edition of Generali Open Kitzbühel that concluded earlier last week. Dominic Thiem won his 14th career ATP title and first time in Austria when he beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain 7-6 (0), 6-1 on home soil. “It is already one of my most beautiful moments ever in my tennis career,” said Thiem. “It was one of the most emotional moments because I have a special connection with Kitzbühel. I was here for the first time when I was six on this huge centre court. I was watching the tournament many times. The world No. 4 was very thrilled in winning another clay-court event this season and for being the second Austrian player to lift the title in Kitzbühel since the former World No. 1 and 1993 champion Thomas Muster. We offer more than sports news because as you register an account exciting prizes, exclusive promotions and unlimited rewards are waiting for you, only here at 12BTi Sportsbook!
During the marathon, the set was delayed a couple of times to the weather and Austrian player believed that it was an advantage. “It was Austrian weather, so I am used to that,” he said. In the first set, Thiem secured 5 break points before the tie break, giving him a 6/0 lead. Into the second set, he dropped just 2 of the opening 14 points to establish a 3-0 lead. Ramos-Vinolas committed forehand errors before the second break that gave another opportunity to Thiem. The 25-year old plater wrapped up the clay as Ramos-Vinolas fired a forehand return beyond the baseline. Thiem ended the successful run of Ramos-Vinolas and received 250 ATP Ranking points, while 150 ATP Ranking points for Ramos-Vinolas. “I got my first wild card here and now to finish the tournament as the champion is incredible. I reached one big childhood goal today,” Thiem stated.
On the other hand, another ATP tournament also concluded at the other side of the world. Part of World Tour 500 Series of the 2019 ATP World Tour tournament is the 51st edition of Citi Open in Washington. Australia’s Nick Kyrgios hailed as the winner defeating Russia’s No. 10, Daniil Medvedev 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/4). “This is probably my best memory of a final. I left it all on the court,” said Kyrgios. The world No. 10 experienced ups and downs during the week as he struggled through the opening set. Medvedev, the world No. 10, led 5-2 in the first-set tie-break, but Kyrgios saved a set point and then won it in 41 minutes. The Aussie hit 18 aces and never faced a break point against the Russian, finished with 110 aces through 6 matches. “In the past six months, it’s crazy to think how much I’ve been able to turn it around,” added Kyrgios. “I’m working hard to be better as a player and a person. Want to be the first to know about latest sports news, comprehensive betting odds and predictions? Visit 12BET now to know more about our exciting rewards and promotions.