‘They Tend To Hate’: Nick Kyrgios Sends a Message As Training Gets Intense Ahead of Australian Open 2022

Published 12/18/2021, 12:24 PM EST
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 07: Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates victory after winning the Men’s Final match against Ryan Harrison of the USA during day eight of the 2018 Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena on January 7, 2018 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)


Over the past couple of years, Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has unfortunately not been involved on the ATP Tour on a consistent basis. There have been a number of injuries related to his shoulder or abdomen that have left the 26-year-old with no option but to be on the sidelines. 

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However, there have been positive signs regarding Nick Kyrgios over the past month. The Australian tennis ace has been regularly seen on the practice courts and has set his sights on the Australian Open 2022. 

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Nick Kyrgios means business in 2022

The former Wimbledon quarterfinalist posted a few pictures on Instagram in which Kyrgios can be seen practicing. He also features training in the gym and engaging in fun and banter with his friends. 

Lately, Nick has started a podcast with his friends, “No Boundaries” in which he gives his unfiltered opinions on various topics. He has revealed his preferences with regard to players like Federer, Djokovic, and Nadal. He even spoke about his love for basketball.

 
 
 
 
 
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A long break between his stint in Melbourne and London

Coming to tennis, Kyrgios competed in the Australian Open in Melbourne and came as far as the third round. Sadly, he went down against Dominic Thiem, who ended up winning the match despite losing in the first two sets. 

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Following that, he was next seen at the Wimbledon Championships. He came to the third round and had to retire from his match midway as he suffered from an injury. 

Aug 9, 2021; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Nick Kyrgios of Australia goes to return a ball to Reilly Opelka of the United States (not pictured) at Aviva Centre. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

He was next seen at the US Open but suffered an opening-round exit. The 26-year-old player was last seen at the Laver Cup. With the sheer dedication that he is training with, it will be interesting to see how he performs during the 2022 season.

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Rohan has studied Sports Management and has 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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