‘Tomorrow is Not Promised’: Nick Kyrgios Echoes Will Smith’s Sentiments on Life and Relationships

Published 01/02/2022, 10:46 PM EST
LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 30: Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates match point in his Men’s Singles First Round match against Ugo Humbert of France during Day Three of The Championships – Wimbledon 2021 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 30, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

26-year-old Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios is all set to wow his home crowds at the Australian Open. In fact, he is going to be quite a threat, as he always is, to any player who meets him in the first or second rounds.


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Many big players have pulled out of the tournament owing to the pandemic or their own health. Thus, Kyrgios is going to be one of the biggest draws for the Australian crowds to fill up the Rod Laver Arena at the Grand Slam.

As the Australian Open 2022 approaches, Nick Kyrgios is still keeping the things that matter more, closer.


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Nick Kyrgios wants us to appreciate today

The tennis star posted a highly-inspiring and emotional video on his Instagram today. The video in question is a clip from actor Will Smith’s interview with life coach Jay Shetty.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 02. Nick Kyrgios of Australia and Venus Williams of USA celebrate winning against Sabrina Santamaria and Austin Krajicek both of USA during their mixed doubles first round match on Day Five of The Championships. Wimbledon 2021 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 02, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by AELTC/Ian Walton – Pool/Getty Images)

Will Smith talks about his commitment to his family and his strained relationship with his father. In fact, when he talks about his father, he shares how losing him with unresolved issues is what made him change his entire outlook on relationships in general. Watch the full video below.

“You should never greet someone casually or say goodbye to someone casually,” Smith says in the video Nick Kyrgios posted. “We can’t know if this is the last time we will ever see (them).”



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“Be grateful for those around you. 🖤 2022 🏁,” Kyrgios writes next to the video, as its caption. Nick’s brother, Christos Kyrgios, who is a fitness coach, commented on the post with positive words as well. “Yessir – every time could be the last time, for everything – so live FULLY!,” Christos wrote.


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Kyrgios and Nadal might battle in Melbourne this week

Nick Kyrgios of Australia (R) shakes hands with Rafael Nadal of Spain at the net following their Men’s Singles fourth round match on day eight of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Jonathan DiMaggio/Getty Images)

Both Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios will be making their comebacks to the ATP tour at the Melbourne summer set. The Spaniard will meet American player Marcos Giron in the second round.


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Thus, if both Kyrgios and Nadal win their first matches, they are bound to meet in the semifinal of the ATP 250 in Melbourne. Granted, this is still a warmup tournament leading up to the first Grand Slam of the year. Nevertheless, one can expect the stands to be absolutely packed if and when the match takes place.

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Samarveer Singh

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Samarveer Singh is a tennis writer at EssentiallySports. Holding a degree in English Literature and a diploma in Fitness Sciences and Training, Samarveer is obsessed with tennis and basketball. He is also an automotive writer at HotCars.