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newstennis2 years ago

US Open 2018 | Umpire Mohamed Lahyani was wrong to get out of chair and talk to Nick Kyrgios, says Roger Federer

Tennis star Roger Federer has stated that umpire Mohamed Lahyani was wrong to get out of the chair and talk to Nick Kyrgios during the Australian’s 2nd round US Open match against Pierre-Hugues Herbert. The controversial pep-talk has sparked a row over the impartiality of officials in the sport.
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newstennis2 years ago

VIDEO | Nick Kyrgios fined for obscene gesture

Nick Kyrgios, who lost Queen’s semi-final to Marin Cilic, has been fined £13,190 ($17,500) after the Australian was caught on camera making an obscene gesture involving a water bottle at Queen’s Club. BBC was forced to apologize to the viewers for telecasting objectionable gestures on air.
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newstennis2 years ago

I think Nick Kyrgios is one of the best talents to step on a tennis court, says Andre Agassi

Tennis legend Andre Agassi has claimed that young Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios is one of the top young players to have stepped onto the court in the last decade. Kyrgios has struggled with some elbow soreness since April and will make his return at the Stuttgart Open in the next few weeks.
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newstennis2 years ago

Nick Kyrgios | I would have been banned for 6 years for what Daria Gavrilova did

In a glorious bout of “whataboutery”, Nick Kyrgios took to Twitter to slam the tennis authorities’ “double standards” response to Daria Gavrilova almost hitting a ball boy after throwing her racquet in frustration. The Aussie went on to say that he would have received a six-year ban for the same.
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newstennis2 years ago

AUSTRALIAN OPEN | Rafael Nadal defeats Dzumhur as Wozniacki ousts Bertens

Friday saw no upsets as Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov and Nick Kyrgios had convincing wins against Damir Dzumhur, Andrey Rublev and Wilfried Tsonga respectively. In women’s singles, Caroline Wozniacki defeated Kiki Bertens as 15-year-old Kostyuk was knocked out by Elina Svitolina in the round of 32.
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newstennis2 years ago

Incredibly talented Nick Kyrgios difficult to beat, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer, who has a realistic chance of retaining the Australian Open title given his opponents’ injury concerns, believes the talented Nick Kyrgios to be a tough challenge. Bookies have handed Kyrgios odds of 16/1, placing the sole Australian seed as the fifth favourite to win the title.
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newstennis2 years ago

Bookies pick Roger Federer as favorite to win Australian Open

With the much-awaited Australian Open draw was finally revealed on Thursday and bookies have placed World no. 2 Roger Federer as the favourite to defend his title. Federer is followed by World No.1 Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, both of whom have come to the tournament with injury concerns.
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newstennis2 years ago

WATCH: Australian Nick Kyrgios plays cheeky trick shot en route to victory

The controversial Nick Kyrgios made his return from a hip injury at the recently concluded Brisbane International in Australia. Despite losing the first set in the tie breaker, it was the talismanic Kyrgios who came up with the shot of the day against compatriot Matt Ebden yesterday.
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newstennis2 years ago

I don't think I'm ready for a full-time coach just yet, says Nick Kyrgios

Ahead of the new season, Australian tennis ace Nick Kyrgios has revealed that he sees no urgent need to hire a full-time coach. The 22-year-old is now giving less time to basketball, which led to his knee injury last season, and is focusing on getting back into shape for the Australian Open.
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newstennis3 years ago

Nick Kyrgios fined for controversial walk-out; stripped off prize money

Australia ace Nick Kyrgios has been fined $10,000 and denied $21,085 prize money from his first-round game against Steve Johnson after the 22-year-old walked out of the Shanghai Masters’ match. This is the second consecutive year that the Australian has faced punishment for misconduct at Shanghai.
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