Novak Djokovic has revealed plans for an exhibition match with Nick Kyrgios before the Australian Open.
Kyrgios has withdrawn from both the United Cup and Adelaide International in the lead-up to the tournament, managing an ankle injury he suffered in December.
Recently, Kyrgios posted an image on his Instagram hinting at a potential doubles pairing with Djokovic.
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“We are talking with the Australian Open about doing something in a week prior to the start of the tournament,” Djokovic said.
“Yes, I chatted with Nick and I would like to play with him, and he accepted, but he wants shorter sets. Let‘s see if that works out.”
The potential pairing continues an unlikely friendship…