>> The Canberra-based Nick Kyrgios, whose father is a Greek-Australian and his mother a Malaysian-Australian, first picked up a racquet at the age of four.
>> He gave up a promising career in basketball to focus on tennis.
>> He started his career as a chubby child and was ball boy for his older brother Christos.
>> While Rafael Nadal has 64 career titles to his name, Kyrgios has >> ero ATP titles.
>> The 19-year-old is also the first player ranked outside the top 100 to defeat a World No 1 since Andrei Olhovskiy stunned Jim Courier in the Wimbledon third round in 1992.
>> The ‘tattoo’ he wears on his arm is a distinctive tape his physio gives him before matches.