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Category: Nick Kyrgios

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Unlike McEnroe, Nick Kyrgios lacks the trophies to validate his attitude | Kevin Mitchell

Australian’s talent is as outrageous as his behaviour but his end product is nowhere near as impressive as the American’sNick Kyrgios makes fools – and psychiatrists – of us all. He shares with John McEnroe the gift of pushing the right buttons, then l…

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Nick Kyrgios’s unusual pre-match pub prep ends in defeat to Rafael Nadal

Kyrgios went to the Dog & Fox the night before his game against the Spaniard but it did not give him the lift he neededThe Dog & Fox is used to being at the heart of things during Wimbledon fortnight. According to a blackboard outside the front…

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Rafael Nadal riled by Nick Kyrgios but sees him off despite underarm ace

• Spaniard wins 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, 7-6 after weeks-long war of words• Australian aims shot straight at Nadal and does not apologiseNick Kyrgios discovered on Thursday evening that you provoke a champion at your peril as Rafael Nadal husbanded his controlle…

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Wimbledon 2019: Barty, Kyrgios, Nadal, Federer, Williams and Murray in action – live!

Keep up with all the latest action from SW19Herbert focused on doubles action with Andy MurrayFeel free to email Katy or to tweet: @KatyMurrells 10.53am BST Meanwhile in news regarding another talented but extremely temperamental Aussie, Bernard Tomic …

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Nick Kyrgios the box-office enigma ready to renew battle with Rafa Nadal

Their spat adds spice to a Wimbledon meeting in which the Australian should let his talent do the talkingIt is five years since Nick Kyrgios beat Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon but somehow it feels like a lifetime ago. At the time, it seemed the Australian …

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Nick Kyrgios wins volatile Wimbledon five-set duel with Jordan Thompson

Kyrgios wins bad-tempered match 7-6 (4), 3-6, 7-6 (10), 0-6, 6-1Australian could face Rafael Nadal in second round at SW19Nick Kyrgios remains in line for a second-round blockbuster meeting with Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, but only after coming through …

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Nick Kyrgios leads latest outpouring of disrespect towards top players

• ‘I probably don’t show them respect – they’re just good at tennis’• Daniil Medvedev says he always wanted Roger Federer to loseNick Kyrgios says he is happy to keep his feud with Novak Djokovic ticking over at Wimbledon next month – while Daniil Medv…

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Andy Murray to make Queen’s doubles comeback against world’s best

• Scot faces Colombians Cabal and Farah• Murray plans to play at EastbourneRarely can a doubles draw have attracted so much interest as the one at the Queen’s Club in London on Saturday and, when the balls of fate dropped, Andy Murray and Feliciano Lóp…

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Cameron Norrie defends Nick Kyrgios over late withdrawal from French Open

• Kyrgios pulls out before first-round clash, citing illness• Norrie will now play French qualifier Elliot BenchetritNick Kyrgios, who pulled out of the French Open on Friday through illness, three days before his match against Cam Norrie and a few day…

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Nick Kyrgios throws chair and walks off court during Rome Open match – video

Nick Kyrgios is out of the Italian Open after being defaulted in his second-round clash with Caspar Ruud. With scores level at 6-3 6-7(5) 1-1 in the third set, Kyrgios was given a game penalty, apparently for swearing at a line judge, and promptly erup…

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Nick Kyrgios slams ‘cringeworthy’ Djokovic and ‘salty’ Nadal ahead of French Open

World No 34 hammers men’s tennis champions during Rome Masters podcastFree-speaking Australian calls Fernando Verdasco ‘most arrogant person ever’Nick Kyrgios has launched a remarkable volley of insults at some of the leading players in men’s tennis ah…

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Nick Kyrgios’s underarm serving a rebellious act with echoes of Lenglen | Kevin Mitchell

Maverick Australian’s underarm serving has caused a stir in Miami but 100 years ago Suzanne Lenglen was attracting similar gasps for serving overarmWhen Nick Kyrgios crashed out of the Miami Open in the fourth round overnight, strapping holding his rig…

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Nick Kyrgios tops stellar week with Zverev win in Mexico Open final

Australian secures fifth ATP title with 6-3, 6,4 win23-year-old to rocket up rankings after top-10 runNick Kyrgios has earned himself half-a-million dollars, a handy rankings boost and a sombrero for crowning a glorious week in Acapulco with the fifth …

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Nick Kyrgios returns fire at Rafael Nadal ‘respect’ criticism

Australian records remarkable three-set winFormer world No 13 is booed by home crowdNick Kyrgios has returned serve at Rafael Nadal, saying he wouldn’t “listen at all” to the world No 2 after the Spaniard said he needed to show more respect to himself,…

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Nick Kyrgios fights back from brink of defeat to stun Rafael Nadal in Mexico

Australian wins high-quality match 3-6, 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (8-6) Kyrgios saves three match points to reach quarter-finalNick Kyrgios enjoyed his biggest win in two years, saving three match points to down world No 2 Rafael Nadal at the Mexican Open. In a m…

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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…