TAG: Nick Kyrgios

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

24

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

26

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

25

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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Mar/19

23

Kyrgios Downplays Federer, Nadal, Djokovic in Miami

By Scoop Malinowski Nick Kyrgios defeated Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic the first time he played each, a near impossible feat, matched only by Lleyton Hewitt. This week, Nick analyzed the "Big Three" for Daily Mail columnist Michael Dickson, revealing interesting reviews of the icons which do not exactly bow in deference to this era's all time super champions. Continue to read full article...

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Feb/19

28

King Kyrgios Emerges From Hibernation in Acapulco

[caption id="attachment_7369" align="alignright" width="263"] El Campeon de Acupulco, Rafa Nadal. [/caption] By Scoop Malinowski Like Clark Kent entering a phone booth and transforming into Superman, Nick Kyrgios found his phone booth last night in Acapulco. Something about the presence of Rafael Nadal electrifies Kyrgios and inspires his best tennis, most serious mindset and effort levels. Lackluster all year and much of 2018, Kyrgios awakened last night and conquered Nadal 36 76 76 in an unforgettable epic battle. Continue to read full article...

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Feb/19

19

Delray Open: Kyrgios is the coolest dude in tennis

But as is his way, Nick will continue to enjoy the ride and have fun with the fans even in the most tense moments of battle. Because this is his way, his nature and the fans love his nice, cool character and charisma which is a welcome fresh element in the ultra serious cutthroat business of pro tennis. 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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