New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Tennis Jan 19, 2021

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Three new coronavirus cases hit the Australian Open's troubled build-up on Tuesday as a backlash grew against international tennis players flown in during a raging pandemic. Two of the new cases were players, state health officials said, taking the total infections to seven since more ...

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 ...