Nick Kyrgios says National Bank offers fans what they want Wednesday afternoon open — face off against top seed Daniil Medvedev40}
Kyrgios said he was tired after dominating the singles and doubles titles at the City Open in Washington last week, but Medvedev also won the title in Los Cabos the week before. You mentioned that you are about to finish the I'm a little tired — I hope.
Krygios is in great shape, winning 13 of his last 14 matches. His only loss was to Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final.
The 27-year-old Australian said he tried to reinvent himself this year.
"Just before the Australian Open, he wanted to train hard and have a really good year," Kyrgios said. “I wanted to remind everyone that I am a really good tennis player and that I can still play at the top level and win tournaments. 51}
"I'm going to have a good night's sleep tonight, stay fit and do my best," added Kyrgios. “The weather will be a little warmer than today so hopefully the ball will go a little faster. I will be out there, having fun and trying to do the best I can. Most of the world does."
Kyrgios said his newfound devotion would not be easy.
"It takes a lot of effort to wake up each day with a positive mindset," he said. "I don't have a coach to push me to train. So I have to get up, organize my training, go to the tennis court, go to the gym. I have to push myself." But that's just a discipline, and for me personally, as well as everyone on tour, I train 3, 4, 5 hours a day, get plenty of rest and eat well.
"It's hard because I'm traveling right now, my mother is currently in the hospital, and my father is not doing well. My brother just had a baby and I don't really understand. Being with family when they want to be with them.
"It's hard coming from Australia because you can't come and go," he added. “There are a lot of things that people can’t see. or what the people on the tour are facing and what's going on in their private lives.”
Yoshihito Nishioka, who lost to Kyrgios in the Washington final, said: After beating French qualifier Benoît Paire 6-2 6-3, he will face sixth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal on Wednesday. They start the evening session at he 6:30.
No. 9 seed Cameron Norrie defeated USA's Brandon Nakashima 6-4, 6-4. Nory defeated Auger-Aliassime in the semi-finals in Los Cabos to earn a rematch in the third round.
His 10th seed in the United States, Taylor Fritz, had little trouble with his three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray. He won 6-1, 6-3. Argentina's 12th seed Diego Schwartzman defeated Spain's Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 1-6, 6-3, 6-4.
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