Showing posts with label Nick Kyrgios. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nick Kyrgios. Show all posts

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Brisbane welcomes Kyrgios despite Shanghai walkoff

Brisbane welcomes Kyrgios despite Shanghai walkoff

The director of the Brisbane International said he would welcome Nick Kyrgios to his tournament with "genuine enthusiasm" even after the mercurial star stormed off court at the Shanghai Masters.

"I know the fans are going to come out to see him play, to see his incredible, special brand of tennis," said Brisbane director Geoff Quinlan.

Kyrgios fined $31,085 for incident at Shanghai Masters

Kyrgios fined $31,085 for incident at Shanghai Masters

Nick Kyrgios was fined $31,085 by the ATP on Wednesday after walking off the court during his opening match at the Shanghai Masters a day earlier.

He packed his bag and left the court after losing the first set 7-6 to Steve Johnson on Tuesday.

Kyrgios was fined $21,085, his first-round prize money, for failing to see the doctor following his retirement. According to ATP Tour rules, it is mandatory to be examined by a physician if injured. He was fined an additional $10,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

Video: Tuesday Shanghai 2017 Highlights

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Video: Tuesday Shanghai 2017 Highlights

Pablo Carreno Busta, Nick Kyrgios, Juan Martin del Potro, Marin Cilic will be headlining the action on Tuesday at the Shanghai Rolex Masters in China.



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Video: China Open 2017 final highlights

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Video: China Open 2017 final highlights

Watch highlights as Rafael Nadal beats Nick Kyrgios for his second China Open title in Beijing.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Video: Nadal Beijing 2017 Final Hot Shot

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Video: Nadal Beijing 2017 Final Hot Shot

Rafael Nadal claims Hot Shot honours in the Beijing final, turning defence into offence with this stab volley winner.

Kyrgios retires in Shanghai due to stomach bug

Kyrgios retires in Shanghai due to stomach bug

Nick Kyrgios said a stomach bug and a shoulder problem had forced him to retire after losing the first set in his Shanghai Masters first-round match against Steve Johnson.

Kyrgyos took a 4-2 lead in the tiebreak before Johnson fired a series of winners to take the set 7-6. He then ran up to his opponent, shook his hand and walked off court to boos from the crowd, leaving Johnson and chair umpire Fergus Murphy confused.

Local media reported that Kyrgios received two code violations during the set and was docked a point in the tiebreak.

Video: China Open semis highlights

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Video: China Open semis highlights

Watch highlights from Saturday at the China Open, as Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios set a blockbuster final encounter.

Video: Nick Kyrgios China Open semis interview

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Video: Nick Kyrgios China Open semis interview

Nick Kyrgios discusses his semi-final victory over Alexander Zverev and looks ahead to the Beijing final against Rafael Nadal.

Video: Rafa Nadal China Open Final Hot Shot

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Video: Rafa Nadal China Open Final Hot Shot

Rafael Nadal claims Hot Shot honours in the Beijing final, turning defence into offence with this stab volley winner.

Video: Kyrgios Beijing 2017 Hot Shot

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Video: Kyrgios Beijing 2017 Hot Shot

Watch Hot Shot from the Beijing semis, as a hyper-aggressive Nick Kyrgios was on the attack.

Kyrgios finds purpose in helping underprivileged children

Kyrgios finds purpose in helping underprivileged children

Nick Kyrgios believes he has found his life's purpose in helping underprivileged children and he is planning to set up a facility for them in Melbourne.

Kyrgios said interacting with a young cancer patient at the Australian Open had opened his eyes.

"I think I've found my purpose in the last couple of months," Kyrgios wrote in an essay published in the Players Voice (www.playersvoice.com.au).

Monday, October 9, 2017

Video: Kyrgios China Open QF Interview

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Video: Kyrgios China Open QF Interview

Nick Kyrgios talks about his time at the China Open in Beijing and on facing Alexander Zverev in the China Open semi-finals.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Penalised Kyrgios says Nadal 'destroyed' him in Beijing

Penalised Kyrgios says Nadal 'destroyed' him in Beijing

Disgruntled Nick Kyrgios was hit with a penalty point and said he got "destroyed" as world number one Rafael Nadal cruised to his sixth title of another remarkable year.

Kyrgios, whose talent has often been overshadowed by his on-court conduct, saw his challenge disintegrate in acrimony in a 6-2, 6-1 rout to the Spaniard in the China Open final.

The world-ranked 19 Kyrgios displayed his best side in forcing Nadal to 2-2 in the first set, but his other side soon emerged.

Nadal beats Kyrgios to win China Open title

Rafael Nadal beats Nick Kyrgios to claim China Open title

Rafael Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios 6-2, 6-1 in the China Open final to win his sixth ATP title of the year.

Top-ranked Nadal, who was tied with Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev at five titles this season, picked up his 75th career singles trophy with the win in Beijing.

The 31-year-old Nadal's six trophies this year include a record 10th title at the French Open and a third at the U.S. Open. The last time the Spaniard won at least six titles in a year was in 2013 when he captured 10 trophies for the season.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Video: Kyrgios Beijing Second Round Interview

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Video: Kyrgios Beijing Second Round Interview

Nick Kyrgios reflects on his second-round win over Mischa Zverev in Beijing on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Kyrgios smashes racket, advances to China Open

Kyrgios smashes racket, advances to China Open

Nick Kyrgios smashed a racket after losing the first set, sang a song while relaxing during a changeover, and then advanced to the China Open quarterfinals.

The eighth-seeded Australian rallied to beat Mischa Zverev 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 Wednesday, finding some degree of redemption for his ill-tempered, suspension-earning performance against the German last year in Shanghai.

Kyrgios pledges to donate $50 per ace for hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Kyrgios pledges to donate $50 per ace for hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Nick Kyrgios has a big serve but he proved that he has an even bigger heart.

After firing 11 aces in his 3-6 6-2 6-2 win over Mischa Zverev at the China Open on Wednesday, the Australian world number 19 pledged $50 for every one of them to help victims of hurricane-hit Puerto Rico.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Video: Federer v Kyrgios highlights Day 3 | Laver Cup 2017

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Video: Roger Federer v Nick Kyrgios highlights Day 3 | Laver Cup 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Video: Kyrgios v Berdych Highlights Day 2 | Laver Cup 2017

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Video: Nick Kyrgios v Tomas Berdych Highlights Day 2 | Laver Cup 2017

Kyrgios keeps Team World's hopes alive with win over home town favourite Tomas Berdych.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Video: Nick Kyrgios Press Conference Day 2 | Laver Cup 2017

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Video: Nick Kyrgios Press Conference Day 2 | Laver Cup 2017

Nick Kyrgios defeats Tomas Berdych in a win for Team World.