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“Nick Kyrgios should’ve won Wimbledon,” Frances Tiafoe makes an upfront account on ‘mentally exposed’ Novak Djokovic

Wimbledon was concluded just a few months ago where Nick Kyrgios bowed to Novak Djokovic, at a press conference in US Open earlier today, Frances Tiafoe shared his side of belief.

Frances Tiafoe, Nick Kyrgios and Novak Djokovic

The world was in sheer disbelief when ‘The bad boy of tennis,’ Nick Kyrgios came swarming in the Wimbledon finals against Novak Djokovic. Frances Tiafoe, an American tennis professional, who shares a lopsided theory, earlier today at the US Open press conference, delegated his side of credence as to how the finals could have gone.


While talking to the media the Flushing championship, the 24-year-old quoted “I say it straight out I think Kyrgios should’ve won Wimbledon. I think he was the better player in that final. Novak mentally, he got exposed. That’s where the experience kicked in for Novak. I think tennis-wise Nick played a better match,”

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“Level is not drastic, like Novak,” Frances Tiafoe claims Novak Djokovic is not in his prime anymore

"Nick Kyrgios should’ve won Wimbledon," Frances Tiafoe makes an upfront account on 'mentally exposed' Novak Djokovic 2

Frances Tiafoe highlighted the Australian’s defeat due to lack of experience in comparison with the 21-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic stating “the experience kicked in for Novak. I think tennis-wise Nick played a better match.” he further went on to illustrate the level on which most of the players used to play isn’t the case anymore as he quoted “It’s not like you got to beat Murray in his prime, DelPo or Federer. It’s not the case anymore. I mean guys are good but the level is not as drastic.”

Tiafoe concluded his statements by saying that any player who possesses the ability to dominate the game can win saying that “I think anybody can win. I mean, anyone who’s really got the game.”

Frances Tiafoe currently is participating at the ongoing US Open where he aced through the first round beating Marcos Giron with a score of 7-6(0), 6-4, 6-3 and stands to perform in the second round in which his opponent is yet to be determined. Djokovic, who was banned from the US Open on account of Covid-19 vaccination has no standing in the championship. Nick Kyrgios on the other hand stands to face Benjamin Bonzi for his second-round match, and the global tennis community and fans are optimistic regarding his fruitful outcome.

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Aarav Singh Gill is a zealous content writer, currently working with FirstSportz within the parameters of tennis news and ironically is a former tennis professional himself. As of the moment, he is pursuing his BALLB degree from HPU, Shimla. He possesses an exquisite love and fan following for his idol Nick Kyrgios.