Nick Kyrgios is one of the most entertaining players to watch and has brought us many exciting moments both on and off the field. So let’s take a look at some interesting facts about the Australian star.
Kyrgos was born in Canberra, Australia in 1995 to George (George) Kyrgos and Norlaila Kyrgos. His father was born in Greece and his mother was born in Malaysia, giving Kyrgios a very different nationality.
The Australian star is the youngest of three children with siblings Christos and sister Halima.
Growing up, the star admired many famous idols: Roger Federer, Jo-Wilfried Tonga, LeBron James, Michael Jordan and the all-time favorite, Kevin Garnett.
The 28-year-old is Greek Orthodox and is always seen sporting a gold necklace with a cross.
The entertainer made his junior debut in 2008 at the age of 13 in a Grade 4 tournament in Australia.
Before deciding to focus on building a tennis career for himself, Kyrgios was a promising basketball player. He represented both the Australian Capital Territory and Australia in his early teens. However, he switched to tennis at the age of 14 and the rest is history.
The star Rafael Nadal He is the first teenager to win the number one Grand Slam title since defeating rival Roger Federer in 2005.
The 28-year-old won the 2013 Australian Open in men’s singles as well as the 2013 Wimbledon Championships in men’s doubles.
The killer Kyrgios is only the third player to beat Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic after Dominic Hrbeti and Lleyton Hewitt.
He started his own foundation known as ‘Nick Kyrgios Foundation’ which supports underprivileged youth. In the year In 2021, he donated $33,000 to help his country fight the Australian bushfires.
The Australian loves to play online games and considers himself «the best player on the tennis tour.»
Kyrgios has been called many different nicknames over the years such as Wild Thing and Box Office. These titles are awarded for his impressive performances on the court, whether it’s his sharpshooting, dominant displays or his impressive attitude in matches.
The star has a better penalty record than any other player for his on-court behavior.
Nick Kyrgios Although he is a great tennis player, he has declared that he does not like the sport. In the year After his exit at the 2017 US Open, he made it clear that «nothing is given to the game.»
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