China Open 2017 tennis tournament was held from 2nd to 8th October 2017 in Beijing, China. This was the 21st Edition of China Open for Women’s Event & 19th Edition for Men’s Event.
Nadal Storms to 75th Career Title in Beijing
On October 8, 2017, Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal won the men’s singles title at China Open 2017. He defeated Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in the final match.
- This was Nadal’s 75th title victory in his career, which brings him closer to the Number 4 spot of maximum titles in the open era.
- This was also his second China Open title. Earlier he won in 2005 by defeating Guillermo Coria in the final match.
Caroline Garcia win Women’s Singles
On October 8, 2017, French tennis player Caroline Garcia won the women’s singles title at China Open 2017. She defeated Romania’s Simona Halep in the final match.
- It is to be noted that Caroline Garcia had won Wuhan Open last week.
- China Open victory will boost Caroline’s ranking and will put her in the Top 10 for the first time.
Henri Kontinen & John.Peers clinched men’s double
On October 8, 2017, Henri Kontinenof Finalnd and John Peers of Australia won the men’s doubles title at China Open 2017.
- They defeated John Isner and Jack Sock of US in the final match.
Chan Yung-jan & Martina Hingis bags women double title
On October 8, 2017, Chan Yung-Jan of Taiwan and Martina Hingis of Switzerland won the women’s singles title at China Open 2017.
- They defeated Andrea Hlavackova of Czech Republic and Timea Babos of Hungary in the final match.
- The pair of Chan Yung-Jan and Martina Hingis has now won nine titles in 2017, including the US Open Grand Slam title.