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Category: Nick Kyrgios

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Lleyton Hewitt says Bernard Tomic ‘won’t play Davis Cup again’ – video

Lleyton Hewitt has responded to Bernard Tomic’s astonishing broadside, accusing Tomic of threatening him and his family for more than 12 months and saying Tomic will never play Davis Cup tennis while he is involvedLleyton Hewitt accuses Bernard Tomic o…

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Lleyton Hewitt accuses Bernard Tomic of threatening him and his family

Hewitt cuts all contact after multiple threats and says Tomic will never play Davis Cup as long as he is captainLleyton Hewitt has sensationally claimed Bernard Tomic threatened him and his family and says Tomic will never play Davis Cup as long as he …

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Lleyton Hewitt accuses Bernard Tomic of threatening him and his family

Hewitt cuts all contact after multiple threats and says Tomic will never play Davis Cup as long as he is captainLleyton Hewitt has sensationally claimed Bernard Tomic threatened him and his family and says Tomic will never play Davis Cup as long as he …

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Bernard Tomic’s attack on Leyton Hewitt symptomatic of mateship gone sour

Tomic has always been an outsider and is determinedly so now, with even Nick Kyrgios seemingly no longer in his cornerAustralian sport runs on mateship, like much of society here. So it was no surprise when the wagons circled after Bernard Tomic embarr…

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‘I didn’t see it’: Nick Kyrgios bats off questions over Bernard Tomic claims – video

Nick Kyrgios faces the media after Bernard Tomic’s allegations that there is a rift in Tennis Australia between Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt and Kyrgios, Tomic and Thanasi Kokkinakis. Kyrgios is dismissive, saying he hasn’t heard the interview that…

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Nick Kyrgios outplayed by Milos Raonic in straight-sets defeat

Home hope: ‘He was way too good for me tonight’ 6–4, 7–6, 6–4 defeat is Kyrgios’s earliest Australian Open exitThere have been several times in his career when Nick Kyrgios has been guilty of not giving his best but at the Australian Open yesterday, he…

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‘Thank you Andy Murray’: Australian Open players pay touching tribute – video

Andy Murray was shown an emotional tribute video featuring a host of tennis stars following his Australian Open exit.Murray, who plans to retire this year due to chronic hip pain, said he would be content if his five-set defeat to Roberto Bautista…

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Nick Kyrgios: ‘I wasn’t as scared of Rafa and Roger as I was Andy Murray’

The Australian tennis player pays tribute to the opponent with whom he formed the closest of bonds off the courtThe first time I met Andy was when he just absolutely destroyed me in Toronto [in the Masters 1000 event there in 2014]. I lost 2 and 2, I g…

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‘Sad day for the sport’: tennis world pays tribute to Andy Murray – video

Some of the world’s leading tennis players have paid tribute to Andy Murray after he announced that his final match could be on Monday. Murray is set to play Roberto Bautista Agut in the first round of the Australian Open. The likes of Rafael Nadal, Si…

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Underarm serve between legs seals Bernard Tomic win over Nick Kyrgios

Kyrgios sees funny side of trick shot on match pointTomic wins first meeting with Kyrgios 6-3, 6-4Squaring off for the first time in their careers as they prepare for next week’s Australian Open, Bernard Tomic dominated his higher-ranked opponent Nick …

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Halep v Barty at Sydney International, Tomic beats Kyrgios at Kooyong Classic – live!

Updates from the first meeting of the two AustraliansAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 3.33am GMT De Minaur seems like such a nice boy. He moves into the last eight in Sydney where he will meet compatriot Jordan Thompson: “I’m glad things went …

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Kyrgios and Tomic could learn from Osaka and show us they care | Kevin Mitchell

Naomi Osaka’s candid remarks in defeat are in contrast to both Australians’ claims that they ‘could not care less’ about losingWhen Andy Murray berated a social media troll as “a clown” for accusing him and other senior players of extending their caree…

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Nick Kyrgios stung by hype over spider bite

The spotlight was supposed to be off Nick Kyrgios before the 2019 Australian OpenThe spotlight was supposed to be off Nick Kyrgios before the Australian Open.Then along came a spider. Continue reading…

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John McEnroe fearful Nick Kyrgios will ‘run himself out’ of tennis

Former player hopes Australian turns it aroundKyrgios currently receiving help for mental health issuesTennis great John McEnroe fears Nick Kyrgios is on a path to tennis ruin if he does not change his ways. “He’s going to run himself out of the game a…

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Todd Woodbridge defends ‘tired and jaded’ Nick Kyrgios

Tennis great defends under fire 23-year-oldKyrgios ‘really borderline’ at Shanghai MastersTodd Woodbridge believes Nick Kyrgios is copping extra scrutiny from umpires but doesn’t help himself by the way he engages with them.Woodbridge’s comments come a…

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Umpire suspended for helping Nick Kyrgios at US Open

Mohamed Lahyani receives two-tournament banATP determine umpire ‘compromised impartiality’Umpire Mohamed Lahyani has been suspended from his next two scheduled tournaments for trying to encourage Nick Kyrgios during a match at the US Ope…

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Roger Federer hands Nick Kyrgios a lesson and makes US Open fourth round

• Swiss No 2 seed beats No 30 seed 6-4, 6-1, 7-5• Federer: ‘I was struggling to find rhythm with my backhand’Roger Federer did to Nick Kyrgios here on Saturday what his friends should have done a while ago: reminded the untamed prodigy he wil…

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Umpire ‘pep talk’ row is just latest drama in the Nick Kyrgios soap opera

The tennis player is one of the most unpredictable athletes in the world, but he can always be relied on for dramaThe main interview room in the bowels of Arthur Ashe Stadium was as packed with reporters and cameramen as you’ll find it after a second-r…

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Controversy follows Nick Kyrgios after umpire’s pep talk at US Open – video

Pierre-Hugues Herbert, the French tennis player, said he thought the umpire’s mid-match intervention was unnecessary and that his opponent’s mood changed after the talk. Kyrgios, who appeared to be struggling during the second round match at the US Ope…

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US Open: Nick Kyrgios gets pep talk from umpire to set up Federer clash

• Mohamed Lahyani leaves umpire’s chair to gee up Australian • Roger Federer beats Benoît Paire in straight setsNick Kyrgios was involved in more controversy during a 4-6, 7-6 (8), 6-3, 6-0 victory over Pierre-Hugues Herbert, although this time he was …