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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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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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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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Kyrgios Alleges Mirka Misconduct

RFEDERER By Scoop Malinowski This week Nick Kyrgios graciously answered tennis fans questions on Twitter including one particular seemingly harmless query: "What's the toughest part of playing Fed?" Much to the surprise of everyone, Kyrgios replied: "Mirka heckling and whistling at me between serves!!" Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Nick Kyrgios Interview

10609691_1480496585543349_1863515510243016356_n Status: ATP No.35 defeated Roger Federer at Madrid Masters today. Reached final last week in Estoril (lost to Gasquet). He is the youngest player at age 20 to have defeated both Federer and Rafael Nadal. Ht: 6-4 Wt: 172 DOB: April 27, 1995 In: Canberra, Australia Tennis Inspiration: Probably Federer. He's probably my ultimate idol. And I just think he's a perfect role model for anyone trying to play tennis. He's been my idol for a long time now. First Tennis Memory: When I started, mom (Norlaila) brought me down to the local tennis center. I wasn't really keen on it at all, to be honest. But that's how I started playing. First Famous Player You Met Or Encountered: Pat Cash. I played Junior Davis Cup with him when he was a coach. He was probably the first real legend that I met. He's a great mentor. And he still give me some advice, to this day. Continue to read full article...

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