Nick Kyrgios shaking up tennis world

Tennis Mar 4, 2019

Nick Kyrgios shaking up tennis world

by Martyn Herman

A few hours after Roger Federer collected the 100th ATP title of his career in Dubai, Nick Kyrgios was preparing for his Mexican Open final against Alexander Zverev — on a jet ski. The Four Tops once sung about "Going Loco Down in Acapulco" and ...

More Sports / Tennis Oct 13, 2016

ATP fines Kyrgios $16,500 for Shanghai meltdown

Nick Kyrgios has been fined $16,500 by the ATP for breaching the ATP's code of conduct during his defeat at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday. The Australian was beaten 6-3 6-1 by Mischa Zverev in a second-round match in which he put in a series ...

Goffin, Kyrgios roll into Japan Open final

More Sports / Tennis Oct 8, 2016

Goffin, Kyrgios roll into Japan Open final

by Andrew McKirdy

Belgium's David Goffin set up a Japan Open final showdown with Australian Nick Kyrgios after beating Croatia's Marin Cilic 7-5, 6-4 in Saturday's semifinal. Goffin, who had already beaten 2014 U.S. Open champion Cilic twice this year, looked to be in trouble at Ariake Colosseum ...

Kyrgios, Monfils dispatch foes in Japan Open first round

More Sports / Tennis Oct 4, 2016

Kyrgios, Monfils dispatch foes in Japan Open first round

Title contenders Nick Kyrgios and Gael Monfils won their first matches of the Japan Open on Tuesday, both casually disposing of their lowly ranked opponents in straight sets. Traveling well at a career-high 15th in the world, the 21-year-old Australian Kyrgios played with a self-assured ...

More Sports / Tennis Jan 13, 2016

Kyrgios brushes off injury fears

Nick Kyrgios will be fit for next week's Australian Open despite pulling out of his Kooyong Classic match against David Goffin with a foot injury on Wednesday. The outspoken Australian had called for a medical time out at 3-2 in the first set of the ...

Nishikori downs Kyrgios in Shanghai

More Sports / Tennis Oct 14, 2015

Nishikori downs Kyrgios in Shanghai

Japanese ace Kei Nishikori came from behind to defeat Australian bad boy Nick Kyrgios and secure a place in the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday. Coming off a semifinal defeat on home soil at the Japan Open last week, sixth-seeded Nishikori dropped ...

Kyrgios earns Nishikori matchup in Shanghai

More Sports / Tennis Oct 12, 2015

Kyrgios earns Nishikori matchup in Shanghai

Controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios swept aside Andreas Haider-Maurer in straight sets on Monday to set up a second-round clash with Kei Nishikori in the Shanghai Masters. The outspoken Australian, who fired 13 aces and saved all five break points in a 6-3, 6-2 win over ...

Australian Kyrgios stunned by criticism at home

More Sports / Tennis Jul 8, 2015

Australian Kyrgios stunned by criticism at home

Nick Kyrgios has been stunned by the ferocity of criticism leveled at him over his behavior at Wimbledon and has called on his fellow Australians to show him respect even if they cannot love him. The 20-year-old said he had contemplated walking away from the ...