Nick Kyrgios shares message to followers after shock defeat in first match again


Nick Kyrgios shares message to followers after shock defeat in first match again
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Nick Kyrgios urged his followers to be affected person with him as he promised to return to his outdated degree. On Tuesday, Kyrgios performed his first ATP match of the 2023 season. In his first match again, Kyrgios suffered a shock 5-7 3-6 defeat to Yibing Wu within the Stuttgart first spherical.

Kyrgios had knee surgical procedure in January earlier than sustaining a foot damage through the theft of his automotive on Might 2nd. “Be affected person with me my followers please. It’s a course of to get again to the place I used to be. I do know it’s exhausting so that you can see me carry out like right this moment, however I want extra time and hopefully can get again to the place I used to be,” Kyrgios mentioned.

Kyrgios falls to Wu in his first match again

Kyrgios had an opportunity to go up by an early break however he missed out on a break level within the first sport of the match.

Kyrgios had his second break level of the match within the eleventh sport however once more did not convert. Within the twelfth sport – when Kyrgios was serving to remain within the first set – the primary break of the match was seen as Wu broke the Australian to clinch the opener.

After successful the primary set, Wu earned the primary break of the second set within the eighth sport to open a 5-3 lead. Within the ninth sport, Wu served out for a straight-set win over Kyrgios. “The final time I performed on grass was juniors again in 2017, so six years.

I used to be actually completely satisfied to play Nick within the first spherical. He’s among the best gamers on grass and he served effectively. He aced me [so many] instances. The important thing for me was to remain cool, keep affected person within the sport and discover a means. I’m completely satisfied [with that result],” Wu mentioned after beating Kyrgios. Subsequent week, Kyrgios is enjoying in Halle.


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