“Just Give me Williams Sisters”: Nick Kyrgios’ Confession About Serena and Venus Williams

Published 11/22/2021, 1:43 AM EST
LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 02: Nick Kyrgios of Australia and Venus Williams of USA compete against Sabrina Santamaria and Austin Krajicek both of USA during their mixed doubles first round match on Day Five of The Championships – Wimbledon 2021 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 02, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)


Nick Kyrgios has been on a sabbatical from professional tennis since Laver Cup 2021. Just recently, Kyrgios released the third episode of his ‘No Boundaries Podcast’. In the intriguing episode, Kyrgios talks about a variety of subjects including his good friend, Venus Williams.

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When asked to answer who would Nick would want to take for dinner, the Australian named Venus without any hesitation. The pair have even played together in mixed doubles competitions.

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Nick Kyrgios wants to take Venus Williams for dinner

Episode three of ‘No Boundaries Podcast’ has been released with some moments in the show. When asked to speak on who would he take out for dinner, Kyrgios picked his doubles partner, Venus Williams.

Nick Kyrgios said, “I’ve got a lot of chemistry with Venus Williams. I played mixed doubles with her at Wimbledon. She is really nice, I have spent a lot of time with her. She likes everything that I like, loves NBA. She’s actually a real person, so much fun. She is a legend of the game too.”

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 23: Nick Kyrgios and Venus Williams seen during the 2018 Palace Invitational Badminton Tournament at Lotte New York Palace on August 23, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)

To conclude his statements, the Australian said, “Just give me the Williams sisters.” It seems like Nick Kyrgios shares a great relationship with both Serena Williams and Venus Williams.

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Kyrgios and Williams paired up at Wimbledon

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Nick Kyrgios and Venus Williams played together at Wimbledon 2021. The duo got off to an impressive start, edging past the first round of the competition.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 02: Nick Kyrgios of Australia and Venus Williams of The United States make their way to court for their mixed doubles first round match during Day Five of The Championships – Wimbledon 2021 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 02, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

However, in Kyrgios’ match against Felix Auger-Aliassime, in the singles event, the Australian suffered a major abdominal problem. Kyrgios retired from his match against the Canadian, also impacting his doubles competition.

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“I can’t anymore. It’s getting worse and worse. I can’t serve anymore. I can’t do it,” said Kyrgios. Consequently, the duo didn’t compete in their second-round clash, owing to Krygios’ injury issues. Hopefully, they’ll be able to play together in the future.

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Atri Bhatt

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Atri Bhatt is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Sports Management from Deakin University, Australia. In addition to critically analysing the game, he also plays tennis professionally.

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