Will Nick Kyrgios play at Wimbledon? Australian tennis star status updates
Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios draws crowds wherever he plays around the world.
The 27-year-old has had a checkered career and, despite his ability, is yet to make it past the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam.
On a positive note, Kyrgios is in great shape right now with Andy Murray publicly backing him to achieve great things.
Will Nick Kyrgios play at Wimbledon?
Although he skipped Roland-Garros, Nick Kyrgios will play at Wimbledon in 2022.
The 27-year-old has played for the All England Club every year – apart from the canceled 2020 edition – since making his debut in 2014.
Kyrgios’ big serve and powerful shots make him a tough opponent on the grass, and he’ll be aiming to make a deep run of the tournament.
Following his win over Daniel Altmaier at the Halle Open in June, the Australian tennis star expressed his confidence playing on the Wimbledon surface.
“On grass, you know, I’d be top five, top 10 in the world, definitely,” Kyrgios said. TV tennis.
“If I feel good on the grass, I feel really, really comfortable on it.”
What is Nick Kyrgios’ record at Wimbledon?
It was a dream start to Wimbledon for Nick Kyrgios in 2014 when he reached the quarter-finals.
However, he hasn’t been able to match that result since. Consecutive fourth-round appearances in 2015 and 2016 are his other notable finishes.
Note: Tournament canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19.
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What happened the last time Nick Kyrgios played at Wimbledon?
Nick Kyrgios began his 2021 Wimbledon campaign with a thrilling five-set victory over No. 21 seed Ugo Umbert.
He then sent Gianluca Mager down the straight in the second round.
Unfortunately for Kyrgios, he suffered a surprise loss to Félix Auger-Aliassime in the next round.
Kyrgios and the young Canadian had each won a set before the Australian was forced to retire with an abdominal injury.
How has Nick Kyrgios fared in 2022 so far?
After a lack of games in 2021, Kyrgios started the year ranked 137th in the world but climbed back into the top 100 after strong results.
Kyrgios advanced to the second round of the Australian Open and started runner-up Daniil Medvedev.
The Aussie then headed to America where he made the Indian Wells quarter-finals and the Miami Open round of 16.
Kyrgios then played his one and only clay-court tournament of the year in Houston, advancing to the semi-finals before losing in straight sets to Reilly Opelka.
He opted to skip the rest of the season on clay – including the French Open – but returned to the circuit in June to begin preparations on grass.
A semi-final berth at the Stuttgart Open and a thrilling win over Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Halle Open should put him in good stead for Wimbledon.