“That’s Where I Got Most Of My Joking Attitude From”- Nick Kyrgios Reveals The Woman Who Gave Him His Persona

Published 03/08/2020, 9:38 PM EDT


The attitude problems of Nick Kyrgios just don’t seem to end. Whenever his fans think that a new beginning is on the horizon, a new incident pops up.

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The most recent example is his altercation with Mexican fans after his withdrawal from Acapulco. The Australian has also had rivalries with his fellow tennis players inside and outside the court.

However, with all this, he’s also a jovial player. All things left aside, he entertains you on the tennis court. If you attend a Nick Kyrgios match, you’ll surely be having fun.

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However, have you ever wondered where this fun-loving nature of Kyrgios stems from? Nick gave out some answers in an interview with Tennis TV. He talked about the women that inspire him in his journey.

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What did Nick Kyrgios say? 

Nick Kyrgios revealed that it was his grandmother who was the secret behind his attitude. This is what he had to say –

My best friend was my grandma, she passed away, so I guess to this day she still inspires me. I try and think back to all those good memories that we shared. I mean, she was a joker.”

Kyrgios added that he thought she was the one who gave him his attitude-

I think that’s where I get most of my joking attitude from, and careless attitude at times. That’s who I miss the most, and who inspires me the most I think.”

Kyrgios’ finger tattoo in memory of his grandmother, who died at the age of 74

Now we know the secret behind the free-flowing attitude of Kyrgios. When you look at a guy like him, you won’t get the impression of someone who will be close to his grandmother. However, the fact that he is, makes for a very heartwarming picture.

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Talking about his career, things look like they have derailed again. As he was unable to defend his crown at Acapulco Open, he had to face some massive loss in ATP ranking points. In fact, he’s placed at number 39 now.

How do you think Nick Kyrgios will look upon his return?

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Aryan Sharma

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Aryan Sharma is a WWE and Tennis author and editor at EssentiallySports. Being a journalism graduate from Delhi University, he combines his love for creating content with an astute knowledge of almost three eras of professional wrestling. He's also a Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova fan and likes to write on the social impact of these two legends beyond their achievements on the tennis court.

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