Nick Kyrgios has earned praise from an unlikely source, with tennis great Boris Becker lauding the 25-year old for his recent Australian Open tournament.
Kyrgios gave up a two-set lead over third seed Dominic Thiem to fall short in a five-set thriller which saw him eliminated from the tournament in the third round.
It was a memorable exit for Kyrgios though, who is guaranteed entertainment with his unconventional approach.
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While Kyrgios’ hunger and focus on the court has been questioned previously, Becker saw enough signs at the Australian Open to put the pair’s ongoing feud aside.
“Nick Kyrgios and I have had our differences but I have to say I was impressed with on-court…