Nadal cruises past Fritz to complete Acapulco hat trick
Acapulco: Rafael Nadal captured his third Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC title on Saturday, continuing his good vibes with a triumph in the final over Taylor Fritz with a 6-3 6-3 victory.
Nadal survived 10 aces from Fritz and broke the service three times to outperform the 22-year-old American.
“I couldn’t be happier. I played a great event from the beginning to the end,” Nadal told reporters.
“Acapulco was the first big title that I won in my career, so to be able to stay here after 15 years is amazing. I can’t thank enough the people who make me feel at home every single time.”
The world No. 2 Nadal captured the title 15 years after he won his first in 2005. He also won the crown in 2013. – Reuters