On Tuesday, Khachanov won the ATP 250 tournament in Zhuhai, China. In the final match, Khachanov, who received the first seed, defeated the Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka (8th seed) with a score of 7:6 (7:2), 6:1. The meeting lasted 1 hour 42 minutes.
Khachanov won his fifth Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) title in his career. He ranks 15th in the world rankings.
— Congratulations to Karen on a very important title for him. He had a very serious injury and didn’t play for a long time. This success is extremely important to him. A title always gives confidence. We saw that Karen played her game and logically won. I’m very happy for him.
— Khachanov suffered a disappointing exit from the US Open, and now he has beaten strong opponents — Korda, MacDonald.
“At that time, the injury did not allow him to play at full strength. Khachanov suffered a serious injury that required a long recovery. I know this injury and I understand how difficult it was for him to recover from it. But it is great that in such a short time he managed to recover, get back in shape and win the tournament,” Vesnina told .
Source : MatchTV
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