Nick Kyrgios thumps Alex de Minaur at Montreal Masters for rankings boost ahead of US Open

With mates like Nick Kyrgios, who wants enemies?

A day after taking down world primary Daniil Medvedev, the Wimbledon finalist and Washington champion has run rings round Davis Cup teammate and “good friend” Alex de Minaur at the Montreal Masters, beating him 6-2, 6-3 in simply over an hour.

It was the primary singles showdown between the compatriots on tour and it was throughout in 63 minutes.

Kyrgios gained the primary 4 video games of the opening set during which de Minaur gained scarcely greater than half of his first-serve factors.

The pair traded breaks to open the second set however 27-year-old Kyrgios wouldn’t be denied, breaking de Minaur on the third attempt within the third recreation and once more within the seventh.

Kyrgios briefly appeared agitated when he gave up a break within the penultimate recreation however discovered his composure to get the job performed in slightly over an hour, breaking again to like within the remaining recreation.

The win will transfer Kyrgios, at the moment ranked thirty seventh to de Minaur’s 21, excessive sufficient within the rankings to be seeded at the US Open later this month.

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