- Age: 19 (27.04.1995)
- Birthplace: Canberra, ACT, Australia
- Residence: Canberra and Melbourne, Austra
- Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
- Weight: 171 lbs (78 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2013
- Coach: Josh Eagle & Todd Larkham
- Website: http://www.nickkyrgios.org/
As of 15.09.2014
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Full name is Nicholas Hilmy Kyrgios...Started playing tennis aged six...Father, George, is Greek-Australian; mother, Norlaila, is Malaysian; brother, Christos, is a lawyer, and sister, Halimah, is an actress...As a junior ranked World No. 1 and won the 2013 Australian Open (d. Kokkinakis); also won Roland Garros and Wimbledon junior doubles title (w/A. Harris)...Favourite surface are hard and grass courts...Likes watching basketball and listening to music...Listens to a variety of music but specifically likes Lil Wayne and Rihanna. When watching TV or movies, likes comedy and watches TV show Family Guy...Idols growing up were Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, LeBron James and Michael Jordan...Has trained at the Australian Institute of Sport since 2012.
2013 -- The young Aussie is putting a breakthrough season on various levels (Futures, Challenger, Tour). The current No. 1 junior in the ITF world junior rankings...Won first career ATP level match at Roland Garros as a wild card, defeating Stepanek in 3 TB sets before losing in straight sets to Cilic...Won first career Challenger title in Sydney in March (d. M Reid) and won China Futures #3 and runner-up at China #2 Futures in April...Reached a career-high of No. 210 on July 29...Won Australian Open junior title (without dropping a set) and defeating countryman Thanasi Kokkinakis in final...Won Wimbledon junior doubles title (w/Thanasi Kokkinakis)...
2012 -- Partnered up with fellow AIS scholarship holder Andrew Harris to win two doubles Junior Grand Slam in 2012 - Junior Wimbledon Championships and Roland Garros Junior Championships
On 30 December, the Australian withdrew ahead of Brisbane 1R match versus Ebden due to a shoulder injury...Lost to Paire 75 in fifth set in Australian Open 2R…
On 1 July, Kyrgios defeated World No. 1 Nadal 7-6(5), 5-7, 7-6(5), 6-3 in the Wimbledon 4R. Kyrgios hit a career-high 37 aces, the most Nadal has every faced in a match in his career (previous 35 by Karlovic ’08 London-Queen’s Club). He was the first wild card to reach the Wimbledon QFs on debut since Florian Mayer in 2004. At 19 years, 70 days, he was the youngest player to reach the quarter-finals at a Grand Slam championship since compatriot Tomic (18 years, 255 days) at 2011 Wimbledon…
Kyrgios was also the first teenager to defeat a World No. 1 at a Grand Slam championship since Nadal defeated Federer at 2005 Roland Garros aged 19 years, 2 days…Kyrgios is the lowest-ranked player to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals since No. 158 Tomic in 2011…Kyrgios is the first player ranked outside the Top 100 to defeat a World No. 1 at a Grand Slam championship since No. 193 Andrei Olhovskiy defeated Courier in the 1992 Wimbledon 3R…Kyrgios is the lowest-ranked player to defeat Nadal since No. 690 Joachim Johansson at 2006 Stockholm. Kyrgios is the lowest-ranked player Nadal has lost to at a Grand Slam championship…Kyrgios joined Lleyton Hewitt as the only Australian to have defeated Nadal at a major after Hewitt defeated Nadal at the 2004 and 2005 Australian Opens…Lost to Raonic in four sets in QFs...
Withdrew ahead of ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati qualifying with a left forearm injury...
On 25 August, at US Open, became first teenager to beat seeded players in back-to-back Grand Slam tournaments since Djokovic at 2006 Roland Garros (d. No. 9 F. Gonzalez in 2R; No. 23 Haas in 3R, No. 25 Monfils in 4R) followed by Wimbledon (d. No. 11 Robredo in 2R)…This year, Kyrgios beat No. 13 Gasquet in 2R and No. 1 Nadal in 4R at Wimbledon, followed up by No. 21 Youzhny in US Open 1R…
Helped Australia to 5-0 victory over Uzbekistan in Davis Cup World Group play-off tie, beating Istomin and Fayziev in singles rubbers…