OP instead of home tournament
Kyrgios has to do without the Australian Open
Even before the first Grand Slam tournament of the year has started for him, it’s already over for Nick Kyrgios. He has to give up for the Australian Open because of knee problems.
Nick Kyrgios gives forfait for the Australian Open.
With the Australian Nick Kyrgios (27, ATP 21), one of the favorites of the Australian Open has to do without the tournament. Kyrgios suffers from knee problems.
For Kyrgios, who would have been Australia’s greatest hope at the home tournament, the exit from the tournament was a brutal disappointment: “The Australian Open would have been perhaps the most important tournament of my life this year. And now I can’t play …»
Since the final qualification in Wimbledon last summer, Kyrgios has been one of the contenders for a Grand Slam title – especially since he finally seems to believe that he can win major tournaments.
Kyrgios has already given up all appearances before the Australian Open because of knee problems. He still came to Melbourne in good spirits. Recently, however, the knee problems have become more acute with every training session. Kyrgios returns to his home base in Canberra where he will undergo arthroscopic surgery. (SDA)