Rafael Nadal of Spain holds the trophy after winning the men's singles final match against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on October 8, 2017. / AFP / NICOLAS ASFOURI
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Rafael Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios of Australia 6-2, 6-1 Sunday in the China Open final to win his sixth ATP title of the year, and Caroline Garcia defeated soon-to-be-No. 1 Simona Halep 6-4, 7-6 (3) in the women's event.In contrast, Nadal always looked in charge and saved all four break points he faced.Kyrgios offered Nadal eight break points in the first set with Nadal taking two service breaks.Kyrgios didn't make it onto the board in the second set until he was serving with Nadal already leading 5-0 .Halep's best opportunity to rebound against Garcia ended when she failed to make good on any of the nine break points she had at 3-3 in the second set.The last time Kyrgios played a No. 1 it was also against Nadal.
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