Netflix, with a trailer, has announced the premiere of a new series entitled ‘Break Point’, in which many young tennis players will participate. In the first episode, which will be broadcast soon, there will be Felix Auger-Aliassime, Taylor Fritz, Frances Tiafoe and Thanasi Kokkinakis for the male part, and Ajla Tomljanovic, Paula Badosa, Aryna Sabalenka and Maria Sakkari for the female part.
Upcoming episodes will feature tennis players like Iga Swiatek, Sloane Stephens, Ons Jabeur, Casper Ruud, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and Matteo Berrettini. Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios spoke about this new television series in a short but concise tweet, in which he made the following statements: “I am a sports bar…
right?”, adding a smiley emoticon. This post published by the Australian caused not only hilarity, but also the anger of several users of the platform, where some even called the Australian an embarrassment to the sport and full of himself, like this comment: “If you want to see a guy full of himself and trying to show others that he is relevant and important to the sport.
Yes. He played a singles slam final and won a doubles slam. You don’t see Alcaraz or Ebden/Purcell seeking Tw’s approval. Nick Kyrgios will also appear in this Netflix series. The Australian had arguably his best year in tennis this year, winning an Australian Open doubles title with his longtime friend Kokkinakis, but more importantly, he reached the Wimbledon final only to lose to Novak Djokovic.
in four sets. Thanks to his excellent performances on grass and clay (despite the fact that the London major does not guarantee points), the 27-year-old Canberraian has climbed many places to number 22 in the world rankings, which is a lot considering that Kyrgios He has played virtually no clay-court tournaments, aside from the Houston 250.
Nick Kyrgios is ready
One month before the start of the Australian Open (January 16 to 29, 2023), Nick Kyrgios spoke of the pressure that is sometimes difficult to bear even if he considers it “a privilege” Excerpt from an interview given to Mats Wilander for Eurosport during the Diriyah Tennis Cup.
“Being in the spotlight is not easy. It’s always hard to be me. When I win a tournament or something of value, they always want more. I’m never told, ‘Okay, it’s time to rest.’ It’s more like, ‘Well, do it again and now’
People will never have enough. From my point of view, I have achieved great things in this sport, considering where I come from. My parents arrived in Australia with nothing. So I know I’m happy with that. I want to achieve more for myself, for my whole team, but not for the rest of the world.”