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Open 13: Nick Kyrgios captures first ATP title; beats Marin Cilic in Marseille Open

Kyrgios defeated Cilic 6-2, 7-6(3) to win the ATP Marseille Open.

News 21 Feb 2016, 22:23 IST
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 Nick Kyrgios returns the ball to Marin Cilic during the ATP Marseille Open final

PARIS (Reuters) - Australian Nick Kyrgios claimed his maiden ATP title when he beat Croatian fourth seed Marin CIlic 6-2 7-6(3) to win the Marseille Open on Sunday. Despite a mediocre first serve percentage, the unseeded Kyrgios did not face a break point in the opening set, while former U.S. Open champion Cilic dropped his serve twice.

World number 41 Kyrgios, playing his second ATP final after a runner-up finish in Estoril last year, sent down 17 aces as he completed victory over Cilic.

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