Australian Nick Kyrgios lost only seven points on serve in a dominant first-round victory at the ATP 500 tournament.
Competing at the Japan Open for the first time in four years, Nick Kyrgios has made a blistering start in his return at the ATP 500 tournament.
The 2016 champion took just 66 minutes to post a first-round win against Chinese Taipei’s Tseng Chun-Hsin. Kyrgios lost only seven points on serve in a comprehensive 6-3 6-1 victory against the world No.87.
“I played really solid,” said Kyrgios, who was competing for the first time since a quarterfinal loss at the US Open last month.
“I came out a bit slow, but I don’t play many matches so it’s hard to just get straight back into that competitive flow. But as soon as I held the first game I kind of found my form again and…