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Category: Nick Kyrgios

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Nick Kyrgios hits out at booing Mexican Open crowd after retiring hurt

Wrist injury ends match against Ugo Humbert after one set‘I’m not healthy. I tried to play … and then they’re disrespectful’Nick Kyrgios branded the Mexican Open crowd “disrespectful” after being booed off the court in Acapulco. The Australian was the …

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Nick Kyrgios goes for broke in tennis punch-up but ends on the floor | Kevin Mitchell

Recent meetings with Nadal have been laced with acrimony but here the Australian was on his best behaviour in defeatNick Kyrgios invariably plays his best tennis when he generates his own drama rather than when someone else writes the script – like an …

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Australian Open: Nadal v Kyrgios, plus Zverev and Kerber in action – live!

Updates from the evening session of day eight in MelbourneMcEnroe slams Margaret Court as the ‘crazy aunt’ of tennisAny thoughts? Email or tweet @tumcarayol 7.35am GMT As we wait for the night session to begin, one match is reaching its dramatic conclu…

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Nick Kyrgios beats Karen Khachanov in Australian Open five-set rollercoaster

• Kyrgios wins decisive tie-break 10-8 after losing two-set lead• Australian hope will face Rafael Nadal in the fourth roundLimping but inspired, Nick Kyrgios defeated Russia’s 16th seed Karen Khachanov 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (6), 6-7 (7), 7-6 (10-8) at Mel…

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Nick Kyrgios wins war with himself and Gilles Simon at Australian Open

• Australian progresses to third round after match of two halves• French opponent bemused by crowd’s inane chanting At war with himself as much as his opponent, Nick Kyrgios progressed to the third round of the Australian Open with a 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 7-…

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Nick Kyrgios’ brilliance lights up Australian Open despite power cut

• Brilliant display by 23rd seed to beat Sonego in straight sets• New-found agility complements power and unpredictabilityThe stadium lights went out for a few confusing minutes, but the brilliance of Nick Kyrgios lit up Melbourne Arena in the Australi…

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Nick Kyrgios’ brilliance lights up Australian Open despite power cut

• Brilliant display by 23rd seed to beat Sonego in straight sets• New-found agility complements power and unpredictabilityThe stadium lights went out for a few confusing minutes, but the brilliance of Nick Kyrgios lit up Melbourne Arena in the Australi…

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Australian Open: Players discuss air quality concerns before tournament – video

The biggest names in tennis, including Novak Djokovic and Petra Kvitova, have admitted to concerns about the impact of the bushfires and air quality at the Australian Open before it begins on Monday. There were concerns about the health and wellbeing o…

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Australian Open: Players discuss air quality concerns before tournament – video

The biggest names in tennis, including Novak Djokovic and Petra Kvitova, have admitted to concerns about the impact of the bushfires and air quality at the Australian Open before it begins on Monday. There were concerns about the health and wellbeing o…

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Nick Kyrgios: how tennis’s loudest talent became a hero to the quiet Australians | Russell Jackson

The usually polarising player aced the national mood during the bushfire crisis and has spent a few heady weeks in unfamiliar territoryOf all the immediate outcomes of Australia’s bushfire crisis, perhaps the least predictable, if not the most perverse…

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ATP Cup semi-final: Australia v Spain – live!

Updates from the final-four clash at Ken Rosewall ArenaAy thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroftBautista Agut puts Spain 1-0 up with win over Kyrgios 10.38am GMT Between sets, here’s a chance to catch up on that news from earlier than Bianca Andreescu wi…

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‘Definitely having a red wine tonight’ says Nick Kyrgios after ATP thriller – video

A thrilling tie between Great Britain and Australia ended in defeat for Jamie Murray and Joe Salisbury as Alex De Minaur and Nick Kyrgios earned a stunning 18-16 tiebreak victory. Great Britain had four match points during the encounter and the most gl…

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Stefanos Tsitsipas hurts father with racket swipe in ATP Cup meltdown – video

Stefanos Tsitsipas’s father was left with a bruised arm after the world No 6 lashed out with his racket. The mid-match meltdown occurred during the Greek’s game with Nick Kyrgios at the ATP Cup. His father and coach Apostolos Tsitsipas was caught by Ts…

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Tsitsipas hurts father and gets a telling off from mother in court meltdown

• Father’s arm bruised after player lashes out with racket• Drama happened in ATP Cup defeat to Nick KyrgiosStefanos Tsitsipas hurt his father in a remarkable mid-match meltdown during his clash with Australia’s Nick Kyrgios at the ATP Cup. Greek capta…

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Tennis Australia announces charity match to support bushfire relief

Rally For Relief to take place in Melbourne on 15 JanuaryTA hopes some of the world’s top players will be involvedNick Krygios’s plans for a massive fundraising effort for bushfire victims has resulted in a tennis exhibition match set to feature some o…

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Tim Henman calls for “perspective” as smoke haze threatens tennis’ inaugural ATP Cup

Henman and his teammates downplayed concerns for their health at the ATP Cup in Sydney, instead emphasising the plight of bushfire victimsTim Henman on Thursday tried to downplay concerns about the bushfire smoke and haze that will surely intrude on Gr…

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The Anti-Sports Personality of the Year awards 2019 | Simon Burnton

While the more deserving await the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award verdict on Sunday night, here is our list of sporting anti-heroes from 2019The Military World Games may have received little publicity in Britain, which is not one of the 140…

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The Anti-Sports Personality of the Year awards 2019 | Simon Burnton

While the more deserving await the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award verdict on Sunday night, here is our list of sporting anti-heroes from 2019The Military World Games may have received little publicity in Britain, which is not one of the 140…

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Decision to rest Nick Kyrgios backfires as Australia fall in Davis Cup quarter-final

Late replacement John Millman loses singles rubberDoubles defeat seals Australia’s fate in MadridLleyton Hewitt’s decision to axe Nick Kyrgios from Australia’s Davis Cup quarter-final has backfired as Australia crashed out of the quarter-finals to Cana…

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Decision to rest Nick Kyrgios backfires as Australia fall in Davis Cup quarter-final

Late replacement John Millman loses singles rubberDoubles defeat seals Australia’s fate in MadridLleyton Hewitt’s decision to axe Nick Kyrgios from Australia’s Davis Cup quarter-final has backfired as Australia crashed out of the quarter-finals to Cana…