Australian Tennis Star Nick Kyrgios Reveals ‘F**ked’ Time Post-Surgery As He Begins Uphill Task of Recovery

Published 01/24/2023, 4:35 AM EST
Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 20, 2022 Australia’s Nick Kyrgios reacts during his second round match against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev REUTERS/Morgan Sette

Nick Kyrgios is grinding hard to get back on the tennis court as soon as possible. The tennis star, just after his withdrawal from the home Grand Slam tournament, went for a knee surgery that came in between his dream run on the tennis court. However, as the surgery is done now, the 27-year-old shared about his post-surgery feelings on social media.

The Australian tennis player’s withdrawal came as a surprise to the tennis world as his announcement came out of the blue. Which raised a lot of questions in front of the tennis player. The injury came at the time when the tennis player was expected to dominate the Australian Open courts. 

Nick Kyrgios shares his post-surgery feeling 


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The 2022 Wimbledon finalist is quite active on social media, and he has been sharing his whole journey of recovering from the knee surgery. And to the relief of his fans, he is in the last part of the entire process. The controversial tennis star is done with his surgery and now he’s trying hard to get back on his feet. 

Sep 2, 2022; Flushing, NY, USA; Nick Kyrgios of Australia reacts during a match against J.J. Wolf of the United States on day five of the 2022 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

Kyrgios took to his Instagram account to share a story highlighting his first day after surgery and the beginning of his recovery to full fitness. He shared a picture of himself, in which he had crutches and was also seen wearing knee supporters. Along with the picture, he wrote, “Day 1 was fucked.”


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Unsurprisingly, the Australian star is missed on the tennis court by both his fans and the players. The tennis star is quite blessed to have supportive people around him, including his family and friends, to be with him during his hard time. 

Kyrgios shares a message for his fans 

Just after the tennis player was done with his knee surgery, he took to his Instagram to share a post that actually indicated that he was done with the surgery and he was doing relatively fine. He even promised his well-wishers who were checking in on him and sending him recovery vibes that he’ll do everything to back on his feet. 


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Fans were unsurprisingly taken aback by the heartbreaking picture as the tennis player is mostly seen as a very enthusiastic person, both on and off the court. Along with his legion of fans, his girlfriend, Costeen Hatzi, and his brother also wished him strength by commenting on the same post.



Pratishtha Prakash

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Pratishtha Prakash is a Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. She has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media and Journalism from MIT ADT University, Pune. In the past, she has interned at the sports desk of The Hitavada, a regional English daily newspaper.

Edited By: Tony Thomas