‘Big Dog’ Andre Agassi Gets Nick Kyrgios’ Appreciation After a Glorious Assessment of the Australian’s Talents

Published 01/15/2024, 9:34 PM EST

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Nick Kyrgios is possibly one of the most controversial players to step on the court. The Aussie star has not managed to win many over with his skills over his years as a player. However, he has won over a prominent individual in the history of the sport. Andre Agassi has become a fan of Kyrgios and the Aussie appreciates his words.

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Agassi enjoys watching the Aussie player display his abilities. His love for the player does not end there as he sees a bit of himself in Kyrgios and thinks he could benefit from some advice.

Andre Agassi believes Nick Kyrgios ‘could run on water’

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Kyrgios has been absent from tennis for over a year now. Currently, he is in a new role as he provides his insights to cover the first slam of the year. While the tournament continues, Andre Agassi recently appeared for a quick Q&A about the slam and country with Men’s Health Magazine. The first question he was asked was about his favorite current Australian player.

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His response, “I mean Nick Kyrgios comes to mind, obviously. Simply because he’s so entertaining to watch. Half because you don’t know what you’re gonna see and half because he’s so talented. That guy could run on water it seems, just like a water bug. The way he skids about the court and he never stops bouncing around.”‘

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Kyrgios was happy with Agassi’s words and shared his comments on his Instagram story with the caption, “Appreciate that big dog!“.

Agassi has always enjoyed Kyrgios’ game and recently even shared a few words of advice for the Australian player as he suffered through a similar period.

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Agassi shares words of wisdom for Kyrgios – ‘if you think they’re real… deal with them’

Andre Agassi discussed Nick Kyrgios’ predicament and the fact that he is currently on another break for another tournament season because of ailments in a recent interview with The Age. Then he spoke about his own experience, describing how it was similar to Kyrgios’.

Agassi added, “When I was at my lowest after I was No.1 in the world, I felt like I had to rebuild when I kind of got disconnected from the game. If I [got to] spend time with him [Kyrgios] … for me the most important thing is to understand who somebody is, where somebody’s at, and meeting him where that is. Because regardless of what demons one fights with, if you think they’re real, they exist, so you have to deal with them.”

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The former American player finds his story similar to the controversial Aussie player’s. Now, we have to see if Kyrgios can have a resurgence like Agassi’s.

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