London – Nick Kyrgios hailed Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal as “gods” on Thursday, but insisted tennis also desperately needs his devil-may-care non-conformity.
The controversial Australian crowd-pleaser reached the third round at Wimbledon by brushing aside Italy’s Gianluca Mager 7-6 (9-7), 6-4, 6-4 to set up a clash with Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime.
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