MELBOURNE, Australia - Nick Kyrgios wore a Lakers No. 8 jersey to honor Kobe Bryant ahead of a fourth-round match against Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.The 15-year-old Coco Gauff had Bryant's numbers 8 and 24, along ...
Jan 27, 2020
ALL the ingredients are there for a classic fourth-round match between Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios at night on Rod Laver Arena.Their matches are always close, Nadal leads 4-3 in career head-to-heads, and they're 1- ...
Jan 26, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - Love him or hate him -- and make no mistake, there are plenty in each camp -- Nick Kyrgios never allows for a dull moment when he's on a tennis court, whether it's shot selection, showmanship, momentum swings, ...
Jan 24, 2020
BRISBANE, Australia - Nick Kyrgios served 20 aces in a win that cost him $4,000 in local currency and helped set up Australia's opening ATP Cup win over Germany.It was all for a cause. Kyrgios, so often considered the ...
Jan 4, 2020
LONDON (AP) - Nick Kyrgios has been handed a suspended 16-week ban from the ATP Tour following an investigation into his abusive behavior in a tournament in Cincinnati last month.The Australian player insulted a chair umpire and left the court to ...
Sep 27, 2019
MASON, Ohio - Nick Kyrgios was fined $113,000 by the ATP for expletive-filled outbursts in which he smashed rackets, insulted a chair umpire and refused to get ready to return serve during a second-round match at the Western & Southern Open. ...
Aug 16, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 by the All England Club for damaging a court during practice before the Wimbledon tournament started.Fabio Fognini was fined $3,000. The Italian said during his third-round loss that he wished ...
Jul 9, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Rafael Nadal was up near the Centre Court net when Nick Kyrgios smacked a booming forehand directly at the guy's midsection - right at him, on purpose - and earned a lengthy staredown in return.Kyrgios didn't apologize, ...
Jul 5, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Nick Kyrgios delivered an underhand serve on set point at Wimbledon on Tuesday.He hit a 'tweener lob. He dived for a volley unnecessarily. He complained about someone's camera he found too big ... and someone's ...
Jul 3, 2019
LONDON - Nick Kyrgios swore at officials and accused them of "rigging" his first-round match at the Queen's Club grass-court tournament in his latest outburst.The outspoken Australian, who went on to win the match, launched an expletive-ridden ...
Jun 21, 2019
ROME - Nick Kyrgios' latest outburst of unruly behavior has other players split on whether the temperamental Australian should be handed a long-term ban.Kyrgios walked off the court and threw a chair onto the red clay during a fit of ...
May 17, 2019
IT looks like a basketball shoe, but it's for tennis players.Kyrie Irving put a spin on his latest signature sneaker by making a unique collaboration with fellow Australia-born athlete and tennis star Nick Kyrgios.Kyrgios is vying for top ...
Jan 12, 2019
LONDON - Kei Nishikori equaled his best Wimbledon performance as he advanced to the fourth round by beating Nick Kyrgios, 6-1, 7-6 (3), 6-4.The 24th-seeded Nishikori of Japan won the first set in just 16 minutes, before seeing ...
Jul 8, 2018
STUTTGART, Germany - Roger Federer defeated Guido Pella, 6-4, 6-4, on Friday to advance to the Stuttgart Open semifinals.Federer was too good for his opponent even though the 75th-ranked Argentine produced one of his best matches on grass.With ...
Jun 16, 2018
BRISBANE, Australia - Nick Kyrgios notched 19 aces in a 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 win over defending champion and top-seeded Grigor Dimitrov in the Brisbane International semifinals on Saturday to advance to his first tour-level final on home soil. ...
Jan 6, 2018
RAFAEL Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios of Australia, 6-2, 6-1, on Sunday in the China Open final to win his sixth ATP title of the year, and Caroline Garcia defeated soon-to-be-No. 1 Simona Halep 6-4, 7-6 ( ...
Oct 9, 2017
PRAGUE - Roger Federer rallied to beat Nick Kyrgios, 4-6, 7-6 (6), 11-9, on Sunday and clinch the new Laver Cup tournament for Europe on Sunday.The three-day competition at Prague's O2 Arena pitted a team of ...
Sep 25, 2017
ATLANTA - Second seed John Isner beat third-seeded Gilles Muller of Luxembourg, 6-4, 6-2, on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) to reach the BB&T Atlanta Open final for the fifth straight year and the seventh time in eight years.Isner ...
Jul 30, 2017
PARIS - Nick Kyrgios' talent is undeniable. So is his temperament.Docked a point for smashing rackets, the 18th-seeded Kyrgios went from a set and a break up in the French Open's second round to a swift loss, ceding ...
Jun 2, 2017
MADRID - Andy Murray's struggles continued with a 6-3, 6-3 loss to lucky loser Borna Coric in the third round of the Madrid Open on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), while defending champion Novak Djokovic and four-time champion Rafael ...
May 12, 2017
KEY BISCAYNE, Florida - Rafael Nadal was so eager to reach the Miami Open final that he ran out of his shoe.Chasing a shot in the second set of Friday's semifinal Saturday, Manila time), Nadal lost his right sneaker - and ...
Apr 1, 2017
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