‘by Far the Worst Grand Slam’ – Nick Kyrgios Showers His Hate on One Grand Slam

Published 01/20/2023, 8:20 AM EST
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

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios is currently out of the tour de to an injury. After having a brilliant 2022 season, fans expected the 27-year-old to clinch his first Grand Slam title at home. However, luck didn’t favor Kyrgios this time. While the Aussie was away from the court, he made sure to entertain his fans in the other ways possible. The Aussie recently appeared in a podcast. Here he discussed a variety of stuff about life and tennis. Meanwhile, he also revealed his least favorite Grand Slam event.

Nick Kyrgios reveals his least favorite Grand Slam event

Grand Slam tournaments are the most competitive and highly followed tennis tournaments. While it’s a dream for any tennis star to play and win these tournaments, they all have their favorite and not favorite slams. The surfaces for them are different as well. While the Australian Open and the US Open have hard courts, the French Open is played on clay. While the Wimbledon Championships is a grass court event.


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PARIS, FRANCE – MAY 27: Nick Kyrgios of Australia hits a forehand during the Men’s Singles third round match against Richard Gasquet of France on day six of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on May 27, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Speaking about his least favorite Grand Slam in the JBK Show, Kyrgios revealed, “I don’t like France, to be honest. French Open is by far the worst Grand Slam. I’ve said it before and a lot of players will agree with me as well but if you are in love, you get to see Paris but it’s been a hell of a ride so far.”


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While Kyrgios didn’t specify the exact reason for hating it, the reason could be anything from the playing surface to the scheduling. However, Rafael Nadal will definitely disagree with Kyrgios here. Kyrgios is not a big fan of the Clay court Grand Slam. It is clear from the fact that the Aussie hasn’t played in the tournament since 2017.


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Kyrgios trolls haters in style

Nick Kyrgios is popular for his smart and straight replies. While a few times his statements make controversies, mostly they are pretty entertaining. Kyrgios always speaks his heart out without any fear or hesitation. He was at it again when he took to his Twitter account to inform that his exhibition match with Novak Djokovic was sold out.

Kyrgios and Djokovic bonded over the Wimbledon final last year and have continued their bromance. The two agreed to play an exhibition match to entertain their fans. As the tickets sold out completely, Kyrgios teased his haters calling himself a “National Embarrassment.”


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Now that Kyrgios has pulled out of the Australian Open, it will be interesting to see if he returns for his least favorite Grand Slam, the French Open.



Gaurav Verma

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Gaurav Verma is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has post graduate diploma in management from IILM Graduate School of Management and a BBA degree from Bangalore University. He has 1-year of experience in the banking sector.

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