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Former ATP World No. 1 Marcelo Rios loves to watch Roger Federer, whom he considers the greatest player of all time. But the rebellious, controversial Chilean southpaw says there are two other ATP players who he finds to be entertaining multi-dimensional characters to watch on court. “I s*** with laughter with Kyrgios and Fognini. I […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/21

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Nick Kyrgios: The People’s Champion

He may not hold any major titles or won any major championships to earn the honor to be called a “world champion” but Nick Kyrgios isn’t losing any sleep over his ATP status. His ambitions and aspirations are more personal and unique. Nick may be the most approachable, engaging professional tennis player in the sport […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

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Rios vs Kyrgios in September

Now this should be fun. Marcelo Rios and Nick Kyrgios, two of the most controversial and unpredictable figures in professional tennis, will meet in a showdown on the tennis court.   The special event will be staged courtesy of Yonex, the Japanese brand that provides rackets to both tennis players. The former ATP world no. […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

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Wimbledon Showdown: Kyrgios vs Felix

A couple of years ago the normally mild-mannered Felix Auger-Aliassime fired some verbal shots at Nick Kyrgios after their hard fought, drama filled three set battle at Queens Club 2019. Kyrgios was fined $25,000 for his behavior during the match. ‘I think he’s a good tennis player, but I could never be friends or close […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/20

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Nick Kyrgios is the People’s Champion

No he may not be the best player in the world. No, Nick Kyrgios has not won any major titles or even come close. He’s not a world champion. But Nick Kyrgios did something this week, that not even the greatest champions in the history of sport thought to do or cared to do or […] Continue to read full article...

Dec/19

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Safin Offers Advice For Kyrgios

Marat Safin, the two time major champion and tennis Hall of Famer, has offered some wise advice to Nick Kyrgios. “I’m not judging and I know it’s sensitive, and you hear three million times that if he gets serious he can be a top-ten player,” Safin said of the 24-year-old Aussie dynamo. “But I think […] Continue to read full article...

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This US Open has featured quite a few instances of rebel, bad boy behavior, something which the ATP Tour has been lacking for years with the pristine images of the high profile top players Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, among others. Last night, Daniil Medvedev actually gave the middle finger to the Ashe Stadium crowd in […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Jimmy Arias is always an interesting interview and TV match analyst who has shown over the years he will mix in blunt criticisms of players with his expert analysis. If a player does good things on the court, Arias will credit it. If they do bad things on or off court, Arias will question it or mildly denounce it. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

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Kyrgios: “I don’t think, I just play”

B. CORIC/N. Kyrgios 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 THE MODERATOR: Questions, please. Q. You hit some unbelievable shots out there. How do you merge that shot-making skill with trying to play more consistent point by point? Or is that a weapon for you, the unpredictability of not knowing what you're going to do next? NICK KYRGIOS: Honestly, today, I mean, just a more disciplined -- a more disciplined player just won. He's an unbelievable competitor. He doesn't give you any free points. He played solid. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

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Kyrgios Creates Chaos and Cassius Clay Tennis at Miami Open

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MIAMI — Nick Kyrgios dominated Serbian Dusan Lajovic 6-3 6-1 at the Miami Open last night but a confrontation with a fan overshadowed the brilliant performance by the controversial Aussie. A male fan in the front row behind the baseline was heckling Kyrgios repeatedly. Then the unnamed fanatic called Kyrgios a four letter word that begins with D and ends with K. That flamed the fire. Continue to read full article...

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