Monday, August 7, 2017

Sam Querrey wins Los Cabos 2017 title

Sam Querrey wins Los Cabos 2017 title

Sam Querrey defeated Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-3, 3-6, 6-2to win the Abierto Mexicano de Tenis Mifel presentado por Cinemex in Los Cabos.

Querrey needed just 17 minutes to race to a 4-1 lead in the opening set and went on to grab the early advantage, but Kokkinakis broke in the second set a 2-1 and eventually forcing a decider.
The American brooke Kokkinakis for 2-0 in the final set and once more in the last game to prevail in one hour and 46 minutes.

Querrey picks up 250 ATP Rankings points and a cheque for $113,640, while Kokkinakis claimed 150 ATP Rankings points and a cheque for $59,850.

Querrey picks up his 10th ATP World Tour singles title and second of 2017 while Kokkinakis, who was out of the Tour for 18 month, made it to his first ATP final.

“It’s really exciting to win here. I felt like I played really well. This tournament only keeps getting better, so I’m already excited to come back next year,” said Querrey. “I think the last couple of months have been the best I’ve played and if I can keep this going the rest of the year, it’ll be my best year on tour yet.”

“I’m obviously disappointed at the moment. I definitely thought I could have done better, but I have to look at the positives in that this is my best week on tour. Hopefully this is just a small step,” said Kokkinakis. “The good news is that I have a lot of things to work on and I’m still having tight matches with some of the best players in the world.”