Kyrgios surges into Australian Open second round

No.23 seed Nick Kyrgios defeats Italian Lorenzo Sonego in straight sets to open his Australian Open 2020 campaign in style. Melbourne, Australia, 21 January 2020 | AAP Nick Kyrgios has posted an impressive opening round win at the Australian Open, beating Italian Lorenzo Sonego 6-2 7-6(3) 7-6(1). The No.23-seeded Australian got

Kyrgios: Positive perspective at AO 2020

 Leading player efforts for bushfire relief support, Nick Kyrgios is also determined to thrive in his home Grand Slam.   Melbourne, Victoria, 20 January 2020 | Vivienne Christie As he prepares to contest the Australian Open main draw for a seventh time, there are complex emotions for Nick Kyrgios. On the

Spain downs Australia in ATP Cup semifinal

Despite a stirring performance from Alex de Minaur, Australia's inspired run at the inaugural ATP Cup ends in the semifinals. Sydney, Australia, 11 January 2020 | Glenn Cullen (AAP) Alex de Minaur finished just short of the biggest win of his burgeoning tennis career as Australia exited the ATP Cup with

ATP Cup: Hewitt backs Kyrgios and De Minaur to deliver again

They’re tennis’ odd couple but Lleyton Hewitt says enigmatic showman Nick Kyrgios and his young teammate Alex de Minaur are a perfect match as they chase ATP Cup glory in Sydney. Hewitt will have no hesitation partnering the two up again if Australia’s semifinal on Saturday night goes to another deciding

Aussies keeping a lid on ATP Cup success

Australia may be sitting pretty as nine teams vie for the last four ATP Cup finals berths up for grabs on Wednesday but captain Lleyton Hewitt is not getting ahead of himself. The hosts have emerged as one of the form outfits of the inaugural 24-team tournament after booking a Thursday

Kyrgios seals ATP Cup win for Australia

Nick Kyrgios kept his cool to outlast Stefanos Tsitsipas and seal victory for Australia in their ATP Cup clash with Greece in Brisbane. World No.30 Kyrgios returned from injury to claim a 7-6(7) 6-7(3) 7-6(5) win in more than two-and-a-half hours at Pat Rafter Arena. After dropping the first set, the frustrated

Australia first to qualify for ATP Cup Final Eight in Sydney

Boosted by inspired performances from Alex de Minaur, Australia is the first team to qualify for the ATP Cup quarterfinals in Sydney. Brisbane, QLD, 6 January 2020 | Team Australia is the first team to qualify for the ATP Cup Final Eight after defeating Canada yesterday and taking

ATP Cup: Australia beats Canada in Brisbane

Singles victories to John Millman and Alex de Minaur have given Australia an unassailable 2-0 lead over Canada at the ATP Cup in Brisbane. Brisbane, QLD, 5 January 2020 | AAP / Alex de Minaur came back from a set and a break down on Sunday to defeat

ATP Cup: De Minaur, Kyrgios guide Aussies to win

Alex de Minaur scores his first career win over Alexander Zverev after Nick Kyrgios dismisses Jan-Lennard Struff in straight sets. Australia takes an unassailable 2-0 lead over Germany in Brisbane. Brisbane, QLD, 3 January 2020 | AAP / Alex de Minaur turned the tables on world No.7 Alexander Zverev

Team Australia set for ATP Cup

Australia, spearheaded by Alex de Minaur and Nick Kyrgios, will open its ATP Cup campaign against Germany on Friday night in Brisbane. Brisbane, QLD, 2 January 2020 | Laine Clark (AAP) A rare win in Brisbane has ensured Germany are full of confidence ahead of their opening ATP Cup