Nick Kyrgios has opened up on what he has learnt from previous relationships as an upcoming court docket case hangs over him all through the Australian Open.
Nick Kyrgios believes what he has accomplished for the recognition of tennis is “unquestioned” and opened up on what he has learnt from previous relationships as an upcoming court docket case hangs over him all through the Australian Open.
In a function interview with The Sunday Instances, Kyrgios confronted questions on a spread of subjects together with his on-court behaviour, psychological well being and previous relationships.
Requested if he ever “purposefully” acts up on the court docket, Kyrgios stated:
“I play up the present just a little bit, the leisure and all that sort of stuff,” he stated.
“However I believe what I’ve accomplished for tennis is unquestioned and, aside from Novak, Nadal and Federer, I’m essentially the most adopted particular person on social media and I’m most likely essentially the most watched.”
Kyrgios has 3.3 million Instagram followers. Roger Federer has 11.1m, Novak Djokovic has 11.9m and Rafael Nadal has 17.5m.
The article additionally highlighted an “awkward” query to the Australian when he was requested about his former relationships, whereas his present girlfriend Costeen Hatzi was sitting within the room.
Kyrgios is trying to have a cost of allegedly assaulting his former girlfriend Chiara Passari dismissed on psychological well being grounds.
The Aussie tennis star is accused of assaulting Passari in Canberra in 2021.
The reporter wrote:
“I ask him if there’s something he can say about former relationships that ended badly — awkward, given Hatzi is within the room.”
To which Kyrgios responded:
“I assume it’s simply all a studying expertise. Not simply relationships, however even tennis matches the place I’ve misplaced my cool or performed the purpose poorly, you simply look again and know how you can take care of issues higher.”