TAG: Kyrgios

Feb/20

16

Delray Beach Kicks Off Monday

Mid February is always a favorite part of the season, Rotterdam wraps up, and the US spring swing begins in Delray Beach, if you consider New York a warm up Challenger. Delray Beach is another hot ticket event, with Nick Kyrgios headlining this year as the top seed after Juan Martin Del Potro pulled out […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/19

16

Star-Studded ATP Cup Debuts in January

Roger Federer pulled out of the inaugural ATP Cup international team competition however plenty of stars will battle it out in Perth, Sydney and Brisbane, Australia in January (3rd to 12th). The Aussie team will feature a formidable lineup – Nick Kyrgios, Alex de Minaur, John Peers, John Millman and Chris Guccione. Captained by Lleyton […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/19

15

Warriors Have No Time For Clowns

By Scoop Malinowski Nick Kyrgios crashed out of the Australian Open last night in three sets to Milos Raonic, it's the first time the Aussie entertainer has ever lost in the first round of the Melbourne major and now his ranking could fall all the way to the 75 region. Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Maybe this Nick Kyrgios shapshot anecdote observed by former ATP top 60 player Gilad Bloom, explains Nick Kyrgios better than any of his own words or his matches... "I went to the Open on Friday and was wandering around the outside courts then I saw Kyrgios on the court fooling around and playing a mini tennis game with three other juniors for about an hour," said Bloom. "He was so into it! Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Leave it to Nick Kyrgios to spark the biggest controversy of the US Open ... so far. Today Nick was getting trounced by Pierre Hugues-Hebert on court 17. Nick double-faulted to squander the first set 4-6 and was down 0-3 in the second. The crowd was booing what appeared to be another Kyrgios tank. One witness said he saw Nick mutter to his box, "I'm done." Continue to read full article...

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Feb/18

4

Is Hewitt a Doomed Davis Cup Captain?

hewww By Scoop Malinowski It's three years now that Lleyton Hewitt has been at the helm of the Australian Davis Cup team and two of those years produced first round crash outs, including this weekend's surprising disastrous loss to Germany. Hewitt's aggressive, pushy captaining style has clearly worked with developing young Alex Deminaur into a major prospect who has made a big name for himself by reaching an ATP final this year and by extending Alex Zverev to a fifth set tiebreaker in the first singles match on Friday. Continue to read full article...

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Jan/18

21

Devastated Kyrgios Shows High Class In Defeat

ballnet By Scoop Malinowski Nick Kyrgios had just lost to Grigor Dimitrov. His dream to win his first major was shattered. It was probably the worst, most excruciating moment of his career. To be playing the best tennis of his life with an entire nation vehemently supporting and backing his Herculean efforts...fighting with every ounce of passion and fury he could muster, only to helplessly watch Dimitrov's running forehand winner at 4-6 in the fourth set tiebreaker end the epic showdown 67 67 64 67. Head bowed, mind spinning, heart burning, eyes deadened, body limp, Kyrgios strode to the net a defeated man. Instead of the perfunctory, hollow handshake, Kyrgios showed his unpredictable nature yet again. Continue to read full article...

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Jan/18

12

Australian Open 2018: So Many Contenders

federer By Scoop Malinowski The top seed and ATP world no. 1 Rafael Nadal lost an epic five setter last year in the final to Roger Federer despite being up 3-1 in the fifth set, but the 31-year-old lefty has not played an official match yet this year and his last match was a loss in three sets at the ATP World Tour Finals to no. 7 seed David Goffin. Roger Federer, the world no. 2 and defending champion, looked sharp in winning all four of his matches at Hopman Cup two weeks ago. The 36-year-old Swiss, who has won in Melbourne five times, is the odds-on favorite to conquer again. Continue to read full article...

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Jan/18

7

Is Kyrgios Taking Tennis To New Zenith?

nickk By Scoop Malinowski Nick Kyrgios, who just decimated the Brisbane field, to win his first ATP title in two years with a straight set final win vs Ryan Harrison, holds a very rare, most impressive distinction in his career. Kyrgios is the only man in history to beat prime Federer, Nadal and Djokovic the first time he played each. That is an incredible achievement and most likely a feat that will never be matched. Continue to read full article...

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delrayb 2016 CHAMP QUERREY, YOUNG GUNS KYRGIOS & SHAPOVALOV INTO DELRAY They Join Sock, Del Potro & Raonic To Form Blockbuster Singles Lineup For 2018 DELRAY BEACH, FL: World No. 13 Sam Querrey is playing the best tennis of his career, and the 30-year-old American's commitment to play in Delray Beach Open's 2018 ATP World Tour event returns another former champ to an already blockbuster lineup. The good news doesn't stop there: 2014 Wimbledon quarterfinalist Nick Kyrgios of Australia and Top 50 Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov, two of the most colorful and top young stars on the ATP World Tour, will be making Delray Beach debuts. Continue to read full article...

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