Juan Martin del Potro defeated Anderson in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 to win the ATP World Tour 500 title at Acapulco open, his biggest trophy since 2013 Swiss Indoors Basel.
The Argentine lost just five points in five service games and he closed the match with three winners in game 10 to celebrate the title.
The Argentine beat three top ten seeded players in the tournament Mischa Zverev, four-time Acapulco champion David Ferrer, No. 6 Dominic Thiem , No. 5 Alexander Zverev and eighth seed Anderson in the final.
“It’s a very special tournament to me. I beat three Top 10 guys in the same tournament, which is very important for myself. I’m so glad to win my 21st title playing in Acapulco,” Del Potro said.
Kevin Anderson : “I can take a lot of confidence going into Indian Wells and Miami, two tournaments I really enjoy playing. I feel like I’m playing really good tennis”. “As always, I’ll pick myself up. I’ll try to learn as much as I can from tonight’s match.”