“Let’s Give the People What They Want”: Nick Kyrgios Promises Spectacular Show in R1 Match at Wimbledon Championships 2021

Published 06/26/2021, 8:41 AM EDT
Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 12, 2021 Australia’s Nick Kyrgios reacts during his third round match against Austria’s Dominic Thiem REUTERS/Jaimi Joy


Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios is in London, getting himself prepared for the Wimbledon Championships 2021. He has returned on Tour after his stint in Melbourne earlier this season. Although he exited in the third round, he entertained fans thoroughly with his style of play. 

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Yesterday, the draws were out and players got to know who be their opponents in the opening rounds will be; Nick Kyrgios will face Ugo Humbert. The two met at the Australian Open earlier this season and Kyrgios got the better of him in four sets. Now, they face again and things will be different as they play on grass. 

Rafael Nadal of Spain shakes hands at the net with Nick Kyrgios of Australia after their Men’s Singles second round match during Day four of The Championships – Wimbledon 2019 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 04, 2019, in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Nick Kyrgios promises to thrill fans

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Nick went on to social media and posted a story that stated, “Let’s give the people what they want!!!”

The message delivered by the Australian athlete was loud and clear. He wants to entertain the fans and promised to give it his all. Over the years, Kyrgios has built a connection with fans at the Championships and they look forward to welcoming him.

As the tournament was canceled last season due to the pandemic, the Australian ace wants to leave no stone unturned and put up a show for the spectators. The best players in the game will be competing in the oldest Grand Slam event after a two-year break. It was the first time since World War 2 that the event was canceled.

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 12, 2021, Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in action during his third-round match against Austria’s Dominic Thiem REUTERS/Jaimi Joy

Coming back to Kyrgios, the Australian player made his first breakthrough at the Wimbledon Championships. In 2014, he beat Rafael Nadal in his first Centre Court appearance. He went on and reached the quarterfinals that season and to date is his best result in this competition. 

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The Wimbledon Championships 2021 will begin on Monday the 28th of June and will end on Sunday the 11th of July. All the top players have assembled in South West 19, London. It will be interesting to see how the Australian star and the rest of the players perform during the fortnight.

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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