All you want to know about Nadal's nemesis Nick Kyrgios

Jul 03, 2014, 08:28 IST | MiDDAY Correspondent

>> 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.

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