Nick Kyrgios Takes Mean Swipe at Daniil Medvedev in Response to a Fan’s Hot Take at the Australian Open

Published 01/28/2024, 6:08 AM EST

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Coming into the Australian Open, the Russian superstar Daniil Medvedev showed exceptional gameplay and now just stands a few inches away from the title. While many were favoring the likes of Jannik Sinner to lift the trophy in the final, it was the Russian who stunned everyone with his performance. So much so that a fan could not handle his emotions and took to Twitter to applaud Med’s gameplay.

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However, he added a slight twist to it. While applauding his gameplay, he came ahead and slammed Nick Kyrgios. But, the Aussie star had one of the best responses to the fan.  While talking about the head-to-head stats, he defends himself.

Nick Kyrgios draws a head-to-head comparison against Daniil Medvedev while slamming a fan for his comments

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In the finals of the Australian Open, Daniil Medvedev stunned everyone with his heroic performances. While everyone was heavily favoring the Italian Sinner, Medvedev came out of the box and stunned everyone. Reflecting on the same, a fan took to Twitter to applaud the Russian’s gameplay. However, he added a unique twist to it. He suggested that Daniil Medvedev is playing better than the Australian Nick Kyrgios.

The comment, which seemed to have reached the Aussie star commented on the head-to-head highlight between the two players while showcasing his dominance over the Russian superstar. “Head to head in interesting,” said Kyrgios while making a stark comment on the remarks made by the fan.

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Thus, Nick Kyrgios came ahead and did not stand a moment as he lashed out at the fan who suggested that Daniil Medvedev was just better than Kyrgios.

While the Australian international suggested the head-to-head stats, let’s now take a look at the head-to-head stats between the two players. Who is the better one among the two when it comes to these stats?

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Medvedev vs Kyrgios: Who leads the head-to-head statistics?

When it comes to the head-to-head statistics between the two players, Nick Kyrgios is a clear winner among the two. Out of the 5 encounters that the two had, the Aussie sensation has an 80% winning rate and has won 4 out of those matches. The very first encounter between the two came back at the ATP Rome Masters back in 2019. In a three-set thriller, it was Nick who managed to secure a win with the scoreline 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

On the other hand, their most recent meeting came back at the US Open in 2022. A determined showed no mercy and outshined his opponent with the scoreline of 7-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. The only time when Medvedev was able to grab the win was back at the Australian Open in 2022. In the tournament where he managed to reach the finals, he outshined everyone, including Kyrgios himself.

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Thus, Nick Kyrgios emerges as a clear winner in the head-to-head stats between the two players. Also, while the fan tried to lash his comments on Nick, he came up with these stats to prove his worth.

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Akshat Gaur

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