Rafael Nadal wins 6th title of year at China Open; Caroline Garcia upsets newly crowned World No 1 Simona Halep [Photos]

Here are some photo highlights from the China Open finals on Sunday, which saw Rafael Nadal and Caroline Garcia win the singles events.

FP Sports October 08, 2017 21:11:42 IST
Rafael Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios 6-2, 6-1 on Sunday in the China Open final to win his sixth ATP title of the year. AP
1/12
Rafael Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios 6-2, 6-1 on Sunday in the China Open final to win his sixth ATP title of the year. AP
Caroline Garcia defeated soon-to-be-No 1 Simona Halep 6-4, 7-6 (3) in the women's singles final of China Open. AP
2/12
Caroline Garcia defeated soon-to-be-No 1 Simona Halep 6-4, 7-6 (3) in the women's singles final of China Open. AP
Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-Jan celebrate with their trophy after beating Timea Babos and Andrea Hlavackova after the final of the women's doubles. AP
3/12
Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-Jan celebrate with their trophy after beating Timea Babos and Andrea Hlavackova after the final of the women's doubles. AP
Henri Kontinen (L) and John Peers pose with the winners' trophy after beating John Isner and Jack Sock in the men's doubles championship. AP
4/12
Henri Kontinen (L) and John Peers pose with the winners' trophy after beating John Isner and Jack Sock in the men's doubles championship. AP
Nick Kyrgios struggled with his serve and never found a confident range throughout the match. A frustrated Kyrgios engaged in a series of lengthy discussions with the umpire. AP
5/12
Nick Kyrgios struggled with his serve and never found a confident range throughout the match. A frustrated Kyrgios engaged in a series of lengthy discussions with the umpire. AP
Top-ranked Nadal, who was tied with Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev at five titles this season, picked up his 75th career singles trophy with the win in Beijing. AP
6/12
Top-ranked Nadal, who was tied with Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev at five titles this season, picked up his 75th career singles trophy with the win in Beijing. AP
Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios pose with their trophies after the men's singles final match. The last time Kyrgios played a No 1 it was also against Nadal. Nadal leads Kyrgios 3-2 in career meetings, and 2-1 this season. AP
7/12
Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios pose with their trophies after the men's singles final match. The last time Kyrgios played a No 1 it was also against Nadal. Nadal leads Kyrgios 3-2 in career meetings, and 2-1 this season. AP
This was Nadal's second China Open title in four trips to the final. He won his first in his Beijing debut in 2005. AP
8/12
This was Nadal's second China Open title in four trips to the final. He won his first in his Beijing debut in 2005. AP
For Simona Halep, the China Open final loss was particularly disappointing as she was unable to back up her guaranteed debut in the World No 1 ranking on Monday. AP
9/12
For Simona Halep, the China Open final loss was particularly disappointing as she was unable to back up her guaranteed debut in the World No 1 ranking on Monday. AP
In the second-set tiebreaker, the unseeded Garcia jumped out to 4-1, and on a first match point at 6-3 with Halep serving, the Romanian netted a forehand. AP
10/12
In the second-set tiebreaker, the unseeded Garcia jumped out to 4-1, and on a first match point at 6-3 with Halep serving, the Romanian netted a forehand. AP
Garcia is enjoying an 11-match winning streak, having captured her first title of the season at Wuhan last week. This is the second time she's won a career-best 11 straight matches. AP
11/12
Garcia is enjoying an 11-match winning streak, having captured her first title of the season at Wuhan last week. This is the second time she's won a career-best 11 straight matches. AP
The 15th-ranked Garcia, who lost to Halep the two previous times they played, won her second consecutive WTA title. The Frenchwoman will make her top-10 debut when the new rankings come out on Monday. AFP
12/12
The 15th-ranked Garcia, who lost to Halep the two previous times they played, won her second consecutive WTA title. The Frenchwoman will make her top-10 debut when the new rankings come out on Monday. AFP