WATCH: Nick Kyrgios Hits Perfect Tweener Against Kids But Loses the Point at Laver Cup 2021

Published 09/22/2021, 2:51 AM EDT
Aug 9, 2021; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Nick Kyrgios of Australia returns a ball to Reilly Opelka of the United States (not pictured) at Aviva Centre. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports


The charismatic Aussie, Nick Kyrgios, is one of the most entertaining players in tennis. Besides, he is also one of the most competitive players against the top tennis players in the world. Not to forget his fancy shot-making that makes his games exciting and refreshing to watch.

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Recently, practicing for the upcoming Laver Cup 2021, Kyrgios shared the court with two kids. During the session, he pulled off a stunning tweener pass during one of their rallies. What’s more interesting is that the two kids held on and won that point against the 26-year-old.

And so, the Laver Cup official Twitter account posted the video with a caption, “Teaching ‘tweeners to the next generation.” Naturally, Kyrgios appreciated the video and responded with a “Hahaha, too good.”

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Nick Kyrgios makes it to Team World for the Laver Cup 2021

For the fourth time in his career, Nick Kyrgios will represent Team World at the Laver Cup. Indeed, the tournament would feel incomplete without the Australian. Kyrgios has engaged in numerous memorable battles in the Laver Cup and we can look forward to the same this year. 

Roger Federer of Team Europe and Nick Kyrgios of Team World poses for photo during Day 2 of the Laver Cup 2019 at Palexpo on September 21, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. (Photo by RvS.Media/Monika Majer/Getty Images)

As usual, the Aussie star will don the red jersey and aim for silverware this year. Since Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Dominic Thiem are not playing in Team Europe, Kyrgios and Team World have a massive opportunity to win their maiden title.

Regrettably, Kyrgios’s good friend Jack Sock is an alternate for Team World in the Boston edition this year. And so, fans would probably miss the Kyrgios-Sock duo wearing red and taking on the court again.

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – SEPTEMBER 22: Nick Kyrgios and Jack Sock of Team World celebrate in the singles match between Dominic Thiem of Team Europe and Taylor Fritz of Team World during Day Three of the Laver Cup 2019 at Palexpo on September 22, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images for Laver Cup)

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Who will be playing at the Laver Cup 2021 other than Kyrgios?

Team Europe: Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev, Andrey Rublev, Matteo Berrettini, Casper Ruud. Captain: Bjorn Borg.

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Team World: Denis Shapovalov, Diego Schwartzman, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Reilly Opelka, John Isner, and Nick Kyrgios. Captain: John McEnroe.

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Both the teams will compete in singles and doubles matches from 24th September till 26th September. Who do you think will win the Laver Cup 2021? Can Kyrgios help Team World lift the trophy in Federer’s absence?

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Purav Joshi

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Purav Joshi is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Having a degree in Films, Television and Media Production, he guided his passion for writing and journalism into the sport of aces and rallies. With over 2 years of experience as a copywriter, Purav has authored over 500 tennis articles.

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