- Age: 19 (27.04.1995)
- Birthplace: Canberra, ACT, Australia
- Residence: Canberra, Australia
- Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
- Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2013
- Coach: Todd Larkham
- Website: http://www.nickkyrgios.org/
As of 24.11.2014
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Full name is Nicholas Hilmy Kyrgios. Nicknamed “Kygs”...Started playing tennis at age 7 with his mother...Father, George is Greek and a painter and decorator; mother, Norlaila, is from Malaysia and a computer software engineer; older brother Christos is a lawyer and owner of a Gold’s Gym; older sister Halimah is a singer and an actress...Enjoys playing on all surfaces and considers serve his best shot...Listens to a variety of music but specifically likes Lil Wayne, Drake and Rihanna. Likes comedies and watches TV show Family Guy..Enjoys watching and playing basketball, favourite NBA team is Boston Celtics and favourite player Kevin Garnett. Also fan of Tottenham Hotspur F.C. and Emanuele Adebayor...Idols growing up were Federer, Tsonga, LeBron James and Michael Jordan...Considers Wimbledon and US Open as favourite tournaments...Best memory in tennis so far was reaching QF at Wimbledon 2014...Awarded with Australia’s Newcombe Medal in ’14, which is given annually to Australia’s most outstanding tennis player...Has trained at the Australian Institute of Sport since 2012 alongside Tennis Australia...Coached by former ATP pro Todd Larkham. Fitness trainers are Aaron Kellett and Matt James.
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…