Nick Kyrgios is a talented and controversial tennis player from Australia. He is frequently in the news for both good and bad reasons. His deft shot-making and stylish game have won him fans all over the globe, and have also helped him register wins over all the top players in the game. However, his attitude and behaviour have often been called into question by the oﬃcials and the media, his very polarizing ﬁgure.
|Full Name||Nicholas Hilmy Kyrgios|
|Date of Birth||27th April 1995.|
|Birth Place||Canberra, ACT Sydney, New South Wale|
Nassau, The Bahamas.
|Age||27 years (2022)|
|Occupation||Professional Tennis player.|
|Height||6 feet 4 inches / 193.04 cm.|
|Weight||85 kg/ 187.39 Lbs.|
|Eyes Color||Dark Brown|
|Relationship||He announced his engagement to blogger Costeen Hatzi in May 2022. He was previously in an on-again, off-again relationship with Croatian-Australian tennis player Ajla Tomljanović|
He was in a relationship with Chiara Passari ( 2020-late 2021).
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand).|
|Prize money||US$11,194,480 (INR 88.91 Cr).|
|Career record||189–110 (63.2%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 13 (24th October 2016).|
|Current ranking||No. 45 (11 July 2022).|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||QF (2015)|
|French Open||3R (2015, 2016)|
|US Open||3R (2014, 2016, 2018, 2019)|
|Career record||55–52 (51.4%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 29 (4 April 2022)|
|Current ranking||No. 28 (11 July 2022)|
|Grand Slam doubles results|
|Australian Open||W (2022)|
|French Open||3R (2017)|
|US Open||3R (2016)|
|Career record||6–6 (50.0%)|
|Grand Slam mixed doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2020)|
|Wimbledon||2R (2015, 2021)|
|US Open||2R (2015)|
2.9 million Followers
|Net Worth||$ 15 million ( INR 1,19.38 Cr).|
|Last Updated||July 2022|
Early life and Family
Kyrgios was born on 27 April 1995 in Canberra Australia, to a father of Greek origin, George and a Malay mother, Norlaila. His father is a self-employed house painter, and his mother is a computer engineer.He has two siblings, brother Christos and sister Halimah. Kyrgios attended Redfort college until year 8 and completed his year 12 certiﬁcate in 2012 at Daramalan College in Canberra.
Kyrgios also played basketball in his early teens before deciding to focus solely on tennis when he was 14 years old. Two years later he gained a full scholarship at the Australian Institute of sport, where he was able to further develop his tennis. In 2013, Kyrgios relocated his training base from Canberra to Melbourne Park in an attempt to further his career with better facilities and hitting partners.
Later, tennis ACT announced a $27million ( INR 2,14.94 Cr) redevelopment of the Lyneham Tennis Center in Canberra to lure Kyrgios.Back home and host Davis Cup and Fed Cup ties. Kyros conﬁrmed in January 2015 that he would return home and base himself in Canberra. He also donated $10,000 ( INR 7.95 Lacs) towards the Lyneham Tennis Center redevelopment.
Kyrgios played his ﬁrst junior match in 2008 at the age of 13 at a grade 4 tournament in Australia. He won his ﬁrst ITF junior tour title in Fiji in June 2010, aged 15. He started to compete more regularly on the junior tour in 2011, making his junior grand slam debut at the 2011 Australian Open.In 2012 he won two junior grand slam doubles titles and rose to junior world number three. though withdrew from the Australian Open Men’s Wildcard Playoﬀ due to injury.
A week later he entered the Australian Open as the junior’s number 3 seed and progressed to the ﬁnal against fellow Australian Thanas Kokkinakis. After saving two set points in the ﬁrst set. He won his ﬁrst and only junior grand slam title.
In 2012-2013:First steps, turning pro – In his ﬁrst round qualifying match at the 2012 Australian Open. He won the set in a tiebreak, but his opponent Mathieu Rodrigues cruised through the second and third sets to defeat him.Kyrgios then competed on the 2012 ITF Men’s circuit for the rest of the season, competing in tournaments in Australia, Japan, Germany and Slovenia. In the end, He ﬁnished the year with a singles ranking of 838. In October, he made the semi-final of the 2013 Sacramento Challenger before falling to Tim Smyczek. He ended the year with a singles ranking of 182.
In 2014:Wimbledon quarter- ﬁnal victory over World No.1 – Kyrgios was to commence the 2014 season by making his debut at the 2014 Brisbane International after receiving a wildcard but withdrew due to a shoulder injury. On 8th January he was awarded a wildcard into the 2014 Australian Open where he won his ﬁrst round match against Benjamin Becker in four sets. He lost in the second round to the 27th seed, Benoit Paire, in ﬁve sets.Kyrgios later played in the Malaysian Open but lost in the ﬁrst round. He skipped the rest of the season, citing burnout. He ended the year ranked 52nd in the World, and the second-ranked Australian behind Lleyton Hewitt. He played well all year 2015-2022.
National Representation ATP Cup
Kyrgios played in the inaugural ATP Cup in 2020 in Brisbane and the Sydney ﬁnals. He won three straight singles matches against Jan Lennard Struﬀ of Germany, Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece and Cameron Norrie of Great Britain respectively as well as doubles match alongside Alex de Minaur to defeat Great Britain in the quarter-ﬁnals.He eventually lost to Roberto Bautista Agut in the semi-ﬁnals against Spain in straight sets.
Kyrgios made his Davis Cup debut for Australia in September 2013 against Poland at the age of 18. After the media attention, he attracted during Wimbledon 2015. He lost the second rubber of the quarter-final tie against Kazakhstan. He then withdrew from thequarter-ﬁnals due to injury and was replaced by John Millman in his singles rubber, which he lost. Australia ended up losing the tie 1-2.
Kyrgios qualiﬁed for his ﬁrst Olympics at Rio 2016 but withdrew from the event due to diﬀerences with the Australian Olympic Committee. He said in July 2021, that he would not compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Kyrgios has endorsement deals with several companies, including Yonex, Nike and Beats. Bond distanced itself from Kyrgios during hiscontroversies of 2015. Malaysia Airlines ended their partnership after Kyrgios was suspended and ﬁned for tanking in the 2016 Shanghai Rolex Masters.He is also the founding contributor of the athlete direct publishing website players Voice and has also invested ﬁnancially in the digital platform.
Some key facts about the star tennis player
- With the help of his mother Norlaila, and his brother Christos, he started the NK foundation to provide disadvantaged children with a space in which they can practice sports and ﬁnd shelter.
- Although he was universally acclaimed as a talented and entertaining tennis player, on occasion Kyrgios met with criticism for his on-court behaviour and poor sportsmanship.
Q. What is the Nick Kyrgios ranking?
Ans:- His current ranking is No. 45 (11th July 2022).
Q. How old is Nick Kyrgios?
Ans:- As of 2022, he is 27 years old.
Q. What nationality is Nick Kyrgios?
Ans:- He is an Australian Tennis player.
Q. How tall is Nick Kyrgios?
Ans:- He stands at 6 feet 4 inches / 193.04 cm tall.