Nick Kyrgios Calls Out Novak Djokovic Over Their Head To Head Record

Published 12/09/2021, 10:30 AM EST
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 09: Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates winning a point during his quarter final singles match against Cameron Norrie of Great Britain during day seven of the 2020 ATP Cup at Ken Rosewall Arena on January 09, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Nick Kyrgios is always in and around the headlines with his frank comments about fellow players on the ATP and WTA tours. After ending his 2021 season following the Laver Cup, the tennis star started the ‘No Boundaries’ podcast with his friends in Australian.

The podcast is true to its name and delivers Kyrgios’ unfiltered opinions.


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Nick Kyrgios calls out Novak Djokovic to level their head-to-head record

Recently, Nick Kyrgios made a promotional post on his Instagram page for his latest podcast episode, on which the Australian hosted his first guest star. Australian comedian and impersonator Elliot Loney made a special appearance on episode 4 of the No Boundaries podcast.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia snakes hands with Nick Kyrgios of Australia after losing the match as part of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel 2017 at the Fairmont Acapulco Princess on March 02, 2017 in Acapulco, Mexico. (Photo by Miguel Tovar/LatinContent via Getty Images)

Additionally, in the caption for the post, Kyrgios asked fans which guest stars they would like to see on the show. After that, the Instagram page for his podcast, the ‘noboundariesshow‘, commented,@djokernole what we thinking”.

Not only did the show talk about bringing World No. 1 Novak Djokovic on the show, but they also tagged him directly. No doubt, this move was in order to get the Serbian’s attention.


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However, the funniest thing about the entire thing is Nick Kyrgios’ reply itself. The Australian replied, “He at least going to try and level the head to head,” in response to the comment on Novak Djokovic.

Kyrgios is of course talking about the head-to-head record between the two players, which heavily leans in the Nick’s favor. The two players have met only twice, in 2017, when Kyrgios beat Novak on both occasions. Moreover, in both their meetings, Kyrgios prevailed in straight sets over the Serbinator.


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Not too many people on the ATP Tour can boast a positive head-to-head against the World No. 1. The 26-year-old has the impressive achievement of beating all of the ‘Big 3’ in his first meeting against them. Would you like to see Nole and Nick collaborate for an episode of the No Boundaries podcast?


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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. A collegiate athlete himself, he admires all sportspersons who put in the work in order to achieve excellence.