Nick Kyrgios is an Australian tennis player known for his eclectic character and aggressive game. Born on April 27, 1995 in Canberra, Kyrgios grew up in a sporting family, with his father being a professional football player and his mother being a boxer. He began playing tennis at the age of 7 and soon showed a natural talent for the sport. Kyrgios has achieved significant success throughout his career, reaching the fourth round in three of four Grand Slam tournaments and the 2022 Wimbledon final.
His moment of fame came in 2014, when he defeated Rafael Nadal, then world number one, at Wimbledon. This victory made him the youngest Australian tennis player to defeat a world number one in a Grand Slam tournament. However, Kyrgios' dark side has also sparked a lot of controversy over the years. He is known for his erratic behavior, on-field outbursts and off-field controversies. Kyrgios has received several fines and sanctions from the ATP for his unprofessional behavior and failure to respect the rules of the game.