Nick Kyrgios

What Nick Kyrgios told Grigor Dimitrov in embrace after Australian Open epic

Nick Kyrgios and Grigor Dimitrov played out one of the matches of the Australian Open so far on Sunday night, with the world No. 3 taking the home …

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Australian Open: Grigor Dimitrov defeats Nick Kyrgios in spectacular encounter

Nick Kyrgios has bowed out of the Australian Open in the fourth round, losing in an arm wrestle with world number three Grigor Dimitrov.<p>Kyrgios and …

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Dimitrov’s coach unloads over Kyrgios warning

GRIGOR DIMITROV fears the Nick Kyrgios X-factor as the pair shape up for a fourth-round Australian Open blockbuster on Sunday night.<p>Seeded third …

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Australian Open 2018: Sunday Results, Highlights, Scores Recap from Melbourne

Third seed Grigor Dimitrov battled past Nick Kyrgios 7-6(3), 7-6(4), 4-6, 7-6(4) at the Australian Open on Sunday to secure a quarter-final berth.<p>In an entertaining encounter that included some curious behaviour from home hope Kyrgios, Dimitrov was able to maintain his composure and find his best …

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Morning mail: at least 18 dead in attack on Kabul hotel

Monday: Afghan president orders investigation into attack on hotel frequented by foreigners. Plus: university vice-chancellors’ pay deals under scrutiny<p>Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Monday 22 January.<p>Top stories<p><b>Witnesses to a terrorist</b> …

Ashraf Ghani

Grigor Dimitov Has a Real Shot at Winning the Australian Open

The 26-year-old is rounding into top form as he seeks to reach his first career Grand Slam final<p>After a slow start in the tournament and a tense five-set win against a low-ranked qualifier, Grigor Dimitrov has started playing like himself again—and just in time. On Sunday in Melbourne he defeated …

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Australian Open: In defeat, Nick Kyrgios has proven he has the temperament to win

Ever since Nick Kyrgios beat Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon in 2014 as a 144th ranked, 19-year-old unknown, we have been waiting for another performance …

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WATCH | Australian Open: Roger Federer and the art of managing 'problematic' press conferences

Maria Sharapova once used a pithy obscenity to describe them, Nick Kyrgios says he hates them, but every professional tennis player, when requested, …

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Australian Open 2018: Nick Kyrgios loses to Grigor Dimitrov, but shows growth Aussie fans have wanted for years

THE post-mortem has often been an ugly one for Nick Kyrgios at his home slam.<p>In 2017, it was a pure meltdown, with a two-sets-to-love lead blown to …

Sport (Australia)

Nick Kyrgios vs Grigor Dimitrov, Australian Open 2018: live score updates

9:25AM<p>Dimitrov 2* Kyrgios 2 (* next server)<p>Kyrgios with a 214 kmh serve there. He certainly has all the physical and technical attributes you could wish for. He's raced to 40-15. Two aces in this game.<p>9:21AM<p>Dimitrov 2 Kyrgios 1* (* next server)<p>Nick is producing some powerful, impressive …

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4 must-watch matches in the Australian Open Round of 16

The first week of the 2018 Australian Open is in the books, and after three rounds marked by extreme heat, marathon matches, wild comebacks, and …

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Australian Open: First week memories

As the Australian Open enters its second week, Arab News look back at the memories from week one in Melbourne:<b>Day 1</b><br>Monday, Jan. 15<br>Venus Williams, …

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Australian Open 2018 Nick Kyrgios loses thrilling Dimitrov classic

Nick Kyrgios' run at the Australian Open has come to an end after a pulsating fourth round loss to Grigor Dimitrov on Sunday night.<p>0:26<p>Kyrgios shows …

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Five things we learned on Day 7 | Australian Open 2018

Have a hit with Kyrgios<p>Video 21 Jan 18<p>Some lucky young fans had the chance to get up close and personal with Nick Kyrgios during his practice session!<p>…

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UFC 220 Stipe Miocic sets UFC record in Francis Ngannou win

Stipe Moicic has withstood the fearsome punching of heavyweight phenomenon Francis Ngannou to set a heavyweight record at UFC 220.<p>0:41<p>Font's massive …

UFC

The Overnight—Happy days at Happy Slam for Edmund, Wozniacki, Dimitrov

Grigor Dimitrov watched as his opponent, Nick Kyrgios of Australia, dug himself out of a two-sets-to-love deficit. He listened as the crowd in Rod …

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Nadal, Dimitrov advance to Australian Open quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) After snuffing out local hopes for yet another Australian Open, Grigor Dimitrov huddled with Nick Kyrgios at the net and …

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Sinful Kyrgios truth Australia can’t deny

The tennis star has given people more than enough ammunition since hitting the pro circuit to strike him from their Christmas card list. He’s abused …

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Hollywood's Will Smith hooked after Kyrgios classic

Hollywood heavyweight Will Smith says he’s now hooked on tennis after being courtside at the Australian Open to see Nick Kyrgios topple Jo-Wilfried …

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Tennis podcast: Heroic Simona Halep wins epic while Angelique Kerber crushes Maria Sharapova

Simona Halep produced an incredible feat of fitness and fire to save three match points and win 15-13 in the final set against Lauren Davis, and afterwards The Tennis Podcast team got together to marvel at it.<p>They were joined by British No 3 Naomi Broady, and while chatting, Andy Murray began a …

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Andy Murray talks veganism, Nadal’s outfit and life after tennis in wide-ranging Q&A

Few good things have come from Andy Murray skipping the Australian Open due to a hip injury, but the three-time Grand Slam champion’s late-night …

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Jamie Murray: Players deserve greater share of Grand Slam prize money but won't boycott to get it

Jamie Murray thinks that players deserve to earn a greater share of Grand Slam revenues but does not believe there would ever be a situation where …

Novak Djokovic

Smith adds to Big Bash Star power

HOLLYWOOD heavyweight Will Smith has added some star power to the Big Bash League.<p>The Suicide Squad star is in Australia to promote his new movie</i> …

Big Bash League

Nick Kyrgios can't hide his love for Will Smith in hilarious post-match interview

January 20, 2018<p>Nick Kyrgios can't hide his love for Will Smith in hilarious post-match interview<p>It turns out Nick Kyrgios is a Will Smith fan boy.

Sport (Australia)

Australian Open: Nadal, Wozniacki to play 4th-round matches

Top-seeded Rafael Nadal was set to continue his quest for a second Australian Open title when he played Diego Schwartzman in an afternoon match on …

Sports

Opinion: “Bureaucracy killing Australian surfing!”

"If there’s not a massive change soon, Australian surfing is doomed," says surfer-shaper Maurice Cole.<p><b>A few months ago,</b> Surfing Australia announced …

Surfing

Pigeon cops BBL blow as Will Smith returns in Stars v Thunder

An unfortunate pigeon was in the firing line of a Peter Handscomb cut shot during Saturday evening's Big Bash match at the MCG.<p>1:13<p>Finch makes it …

Peter Handscomb

Kerber and Kygrios qualified for Round 4.

Day 5: Angelique Kerber discusses her new serve, Jo Wilfried Tsonga and Nick Kyrgios put on a show on Rod Laver Arena.

World News

Davis Cup culture a calming influence on Kyrgios

2018-01-20 07:42<p>Nick Kyrgios (AP)<p>Melbourne - <b>Nick Kyrgios</b> believes the inclusive culture of the <b>Davis Cup</b> team has steeled his game as he zeroes in on …

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Baseline: The Daily Mix: Svitolina, Dimitrov keep slamming away

MELBOURNE — Two top-seeded stars have kept their hopes of a maiden Grand Slam alive at the Australian Open.<p>Elina Svitolina, the No. 4 seed, is …

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