Nick Kyrgios says he'll drink red wine after knocking Britain out of the ATP Cup, and it's not the first time he's gone boozing during a tournament
Nick Kyrgios says he will definitely be drinking red wine after helping Australia through a "stressful" tie against Great Britain in the ATP Cup quarterfinals. Kyrgios and Alex De Minaur beat Jamie Murray and Joe Salisbury by way of a thrilling 18-16 third set tie-break victory in Sydney. "That was probably the most stressful tiebreak I've ever played in my life," Kyrgios told the crowd afterwards. "I'm definitely having a bit of red wine tonight." Kyrgios is known for his boozy antics, having previously spent the night in a local pub "chatting to girls" and "drinking" at Wimbledon 2019, before going onto to lose to Rafael Nadal the next day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
Nick Kyrgios says he'll definitely be drinking red wine after helping Australia through a "stressful" tie against Great Britain to advance into the ATP Cup semifinals. Kyrgios and his partner Alex De Minaur overcame Jamie Murray and Joe Salisbury by way of a thrilling 18-16 third set tie break victory in Sydney, subsequently knocking the Britons out of the tournament. The Australian duo embraced each other on the floor of the court after the win, before Kyrgios picked De Minaur up over his shoulder and screamed to the jubilant home crowd at the Ken Rosewall Arena. "That was probably the most stressful tiebreak I've ever played in my life," Kyrgios said, according to The Independent. "I'm definitely having a bit of red wine tonight." Kyrgios and De Minaur stepped in late to replace doubles specialists John Peers and Chris Guccion in what was a controversial call from captain Leyton Hewitt, and the gamble appeared to have failed as the pair lost the first set 6-3. They however roared back in the second, taking it by the same score, before going on to win the third in captivating fashion, saving four match points in the process. Kyrgios is known for his boozy antics At Wimbledon 2019, the Australian reportedly spent the night in a local pub "chatting to girls" and "drinking", only to lose to Rafael Nadal in the second round the next day.
Just gone 11pm and Nick Kyrgios is still in the Dog and Fox, the night before he plays Rafael Nadal on Centre Court. No sign of Nadal for that beer... #Wimbledon — Stuart Fraser (@stu_fraser) July 3, 2019
Later in the year at the US Open, he said he was happy that his first round match against Steve Johnson was over swiftly, because it meant he could "go to a pub and get some food." In September at the Laver Cup, he also downed a bottle of beer during a press conference. Australia faces Belgium or Spain in the semifinals. Read more: Nick Kyrgios will donate $200 for every ace he serves this summer to the victims of Australia's bushfire crisis The 11 most ridiculous things tennis bad boy Nick Kyrgios has ever said or done Nick Kyrgios said he lost concentration during a loss at the Laver Cup because he saw 'a really hot chick in the crowd'Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: 5 things about the NFL that football fans may not know
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