Kyrgios eager to represent Australia at Tokyo Games

Kyrgios eager to represent Australia at Tokyo Games

Kyrgios eager to represent Australia at Tokyo Games

On his 'favourite court in the world, ' Kyrgios put on a show for the fans including an outrageous tweener lob in the third set that earned praise for Channel 9 commentators John McEnroe and Todd Woodbridge.

Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios has expressed an interest in joining his country's Olympic team in Tokyo, four years after withdrawing from the Rio Games in controversial circumstances.

"Yeah, just with everything going on, walking out there, I was a lot more nervous than I have been in previous matches", he said.

Kyrgios kick-started the tennis fundraising campaign that has raised millions of dollars for victims of the devastating wildfires by promising at the ATP Cup to donate $200 for every ace he serves this month. I feel super comfortable.

Nick Kyrgios has toyed with his Australian Open opponent with an outrageous through the legs lob as he stormed to victory in the first round. You guys are the best.

But he rose to the challenge and the 23rd seed did so in largely drama-free fashion, keeping himself calm for most of the match.

"I was just really excited to get out here".

"So, yeah, I mean, I would obviously love to be there". So I'm just taking it one match at a time. I've said it before. there's not necessarily added pressure.

But with ATP Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt watching from his box, he came through a tense tie-breaker to go two sets ahead. (I) served pretty good, lots of acne., first-rate service.

They were inseparable in the second set as the lights on Melbourne Arena briefly went out, with coachless Kyrgios heard saying: "You know how hard it is to block that out, it's impossible". "It's probably because of everything going on".

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