Nick Kyrgios has made it back-to-back wins on clay defeating the world ranked No.34 in straight sets in Houston


Nick Kyrgios has progressed to his first ATP quarterfinal on clay in four years.

The Australian wildcard continued his impressive revival, stopping seventh-seeded American Tommy Paul in the second round at an ATP 250 tournament in Houston today.

Kyrgios powered to a 6-4 6-2 victory, firing 10 aces and needing only 70 minutes to beat the world No.34.

World No.94 Kyrgios saved all six break points he faced in the match.

Kyrgios will face American, Michael Mmoh, in the quarterfinals.

The 26-year-old from Greek Australian, who has now won nine of his past 11 matches, is aiming to advance to his first ATP semifinal on clay since April 2016.

Men’s singles, second round
[WC] Nick Kyrgios (AUS) d [7] Tommy Paul (USA) 6-4 6-2

Nick Kyrgios and Jack Sock teamed up on the doubles court again and put on a show, moving into the second round of the @mensclaycourt championships following a match tiebreaker