Kokkinakis and Kyrgios capture Atlanta doubles title: "It was a new experience playing two matches in one day as well for a title"

After finishing their semifinal matchup earlier in the day, Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis returned to the courts once more to win the Atlanta doubles trophy.

The Australians both bombed in the singles early with Kyrgios pulling out and Kokkinakis losing but they rallied well in the doubles. It was an all-Australian clash in the final as they took on fellow countrymen Jason Kubler and John Peers beating them 7-6(4) 7-5 to lift the trophy.

Kyrgios said:

"Obviously Atlanta is a special place. Won the singles title here [in 2016] and now the doubles. Crowd's amazing and it was a new experience playing two matches in one day as well for a title. Me and Kokky were pretty resilient and obviously no singles this week, but confidence is at an all-time high in doubles."

Kokkinakis added:

"Stoked to have won the Atlanta doubles title with Nick. It's always a pleasure playing with him. Second title for the year and I think we're getting better. It's been a great week here, a good way to start off the [American] summer in Atlanta for the US Open and hopefully we can keep it rolling."

With them winning the doubles trophy, Australia swept Atlanta as de Minaur won the singles trophy as well.

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