Australian Open 2022: Nick Kyrgios vs Liam Broady Prediction, Preview, Head to Head and Live Stream Details

World No. 114 Nick Kyrgios will square-off against Great Britain’s Liam Broady in the opening round of the Australian Open 2022.

nick kyrgios vs liam broady
nick kyrgios vs liam broady

Home favourite Nick Kyrgios will begin his campaign at the Australian Open 2022 as he takes on qualifier Liam Broady in the first round

Nick Kyrgios vs Liam Broady: Match Details

  • TournamentAustralian Open 2022
  • Match: Nick Kyrgios vs Liam Broady
  • Round: First Round
  • Date: 18 January 2022
  • Venue: Melbourne, Australia
  • Surface: Hardcourt
  • Prize Money: $90,000

Nick Kyrgios vs Liam Broady: Preview

liam broady
liam broady

After choosing not to compete in the second half of 2020 over health risks concerning the pandemic, Kyrgios started his 2021 season with a third-round defeat to Dominic Thiem at the Australian Open. He also did not play most of last year after being plagued with injuries. His best finish at the Australian open was a quarter-final defeat to eventual runner-up Andy Murray in straight sets back in 2015.

Liam Broady won his career’s first ATP Challenger title in Bienne, Switzerland last year and also entered the top 150 for the first time in his career. He ended the year ranked No.128, his best year-end ranking to date. He had to battle hard in the Australian Open qualifying matches where he won all three of his matches in 3-sets.

Nick Kyrgios vs Liam Broady: Head-to-Head

Nick Kyrgios
Nick Kyrgios

This will be the first meeting of the duo, do their head to head stands at 0-0.

Nick Kyrgios vs Liam Broady: Prediction

Liam Broady
Liam Broady

This match will be Kyrgios’s first of the year. He had to withdraw from the Melbourne Summer Set ATP 250 Sydney Tennis Classic after he tested positive for COVID. He is currently also on a 5-match losing streak. His last match win was way back in July at the Atlanta Open last year. If the match goes the distance, Kyrgios might be on the receiving end as there is still a cloud of uncertainty over his fitness.

Liam Broady earned his spot in the main draw after he won all his qualifying matches. This will be his first match in main draw and will looking to start it with a win against an injury-hit Kyrgios.

Prediction: Broady to win in 5 sets

Nick Kyrgios vs Liam Broady: Broadcast and Live Stream Details

RegionBroadcaster
AfricabeIN Sports, Supersport
AustraliaNine & Stan Sport
ChinaCCTV, iQIYI, GreatSports Media
JapanWOWOW
MalaysiabeIN Sports
New ZealandSky
SingaporebeIN Sports
EuropeEurosport, SSR SRG, Servus TV
India & SubcontinentSony 6
Latin America & CaribbeanESPN International
Middle EastbeIN Sports
CanadaTSN/RDS
North AmericaESPN
USAESPN
United KingdomEurosport

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