Category: Nick Kyrgios

The 2022 US Open Did Not Disappoint

Commentary The U.S. Tennis Open, always guaranteed to be exciting, has concluded with victories by Iga Swiatek from Poland as the women’s champion and Carlos Alcaraz from Spain as the men’s champion. For Swiatek, ranked number one in the world, it was her second Grand Slam victory this year following her win at Roland Garros….


Kyrgios Beats 2021 Champ Medvedev, Discusses Mental State

NEW YORK—Nick Kyrgios sat in the Arthur Ashe Stadum locker room after ending Daniil Medvedev’s U.S. Open title defense and stay at No. 1 in the rankings and felt a mix of pride and relief. Pride at the big-serving, solid-returning performance that resulted in a 7–6 (11), 3–6, 6–3, 6–2 victory over Medvedev on Sunday…


Kyrgios Complains of Marijuana Smell During US Open Win

NEW YORK—Nick Kyrgios was bothered by what he thought was the smell of marijuana during his match Wednesday. The Wimbledon runner-up complained during his second-round victory over Benjamin Bonzi about the scent, asking chair umpire Jaume Campistol to warn the crowd inside Louis Armstrong Stadium. “You don’t want to remind anyone not to do it…


Jannik Sinner, Nick Kyrgios Advance at Cincinnati

In almost three hours and 15 minutes, Italian 10th seed Jannik Sinner outlasted Australian qualifier Thanasi Kokkinakis 6–7 (9), 6–4, 7–6 (6) on Tuesday in first-round action at the Western & Southern Open in Mason, Ohio. On his 21st birthday, Sinner recovered after losing a lengthy first-set tiebreak in which he saved three set points…


Nick Kyrgios Upsets No. 1 Seed Daniil Medvedev in Montreal

Australian Nick Kyrgios stormed back from a first-set defeat to upset No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia, winning 6–7 (2), 6–4, 6–2 on Wednesday in the Round of 32 of the National Bank Open in Montreal. Each of the top three seeds bowed out during Wednesday’s action, with No. 2 seed Carlos Alcaraz of…


Kyrgios Wins Citi Open Again; Samsonova Takes Women’s Title

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Nick Kyrgios rambled through a lengthy list of people he wanted to thank Sunday after ending a three-year title drought by claiming the trophy at the site of his last triumph, the Citi Open, he made a mention of the match officials. Then, catching himself, the Wimbledon runner-up added with a…


ATP Roundup: Emil Ruusuvuori Earns Upsets Win in Washington

Finland’s Emil Ruusuvuori never lost his serve en route to a 6–4, 7–6 (3) win over second-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland on Wednesday in the second round of the Citi Open in Washington. Ruusuvuori went 4-for-4 on break points on his own serve, and he converted his only break point on Hurkacz’s serve for a…


The Thrilling 2022 Wimbledon Tournament

Commentary This year’s Wimbledon tennis extravaganza finished with a highly anticipated clash between the Serbian champion, Novak Djokovic, and the “bad boy” of tennis, Australia’s Nick Kyrgios. It was Kyrgios’s first Grand Slam final. During the fortnight of the competition, Kyrgios constantly made the headlines, but mainly for the wrong reasons. He spat in the…


Novak Djokovic Beats Nick Kyrgios for 7th Wimbledon Title, 21st Grand Slam Title

WIMBLEDON, England—Novak Djokovic waited. He waited for Nick Kyrgios to lose focus and lose his way. Waited to find the proper read on his foe’s big serves. Waited until his own level rose to the occasion. Djokovic is not bothered by a deficit—in a game, a set, a match. He does not mind problem-solving. And…


Djokovic Beats Kyrgios for 7th Wimbledon Title, 21st Grand Slam Title

WIMBLEDON, England—Novak Djokovic waited. He waited for Nick Kyrgios to lose focus and lose his way. Waited to find the proper read on his foe’s big serves. Waited until his own level rose to the occasion. Djokovic is not bothered by a deficit—in a game, a set, a match. He does not mind problem-solving. And…