Nick Kyrgios explains his ‘driving force’ on the Tour as he talks about his Wimbledon dream that Novak Djokovic shattered

Nick Kyrgios still disturbed by his 2022 Wimbledon loss, says he will bounce back to win the prestigious title once in his career.


Nick Kyrgios explains his ‘driving force’ on the Tour as he talks about his Wimbledon dream that Novak Djokovic shattered

Nick Kyrgios and Novak Djokovic (Credits: Fox Sports and Roland Garros)

Australian tennis star, Nick Kyrgios may be out of the 2023 season, but he surely has a motivating force that still drives him to deliver his best performance on the Tour. The Australian has had an injury-plagued season this year and has had quite a good time away from tennis as well.

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However, talking about making a comeback to the sport, Kyrgios shed some light on what his ultimate dream in tennis is. He revealed how winning the Wimbledon is something that still drives him to pursue the sport passionately. Adding further, he stated,

I want to just be able to say I won one grand slam, singles, before I retire. I think that's really driving me.
via Nine Australia

Nick Kyrgios admitted that he still thinks about the fact that he came so close to winning Wimbledon in 2022, but the Serbian legend and 24-time Grand Slam champion, Novak Djokovic did not allow him to do so. Commenting on coming so close to lifting the trophy in London, Nick mentioned,

I was so close, I was two sets away. I guess that's what's driving me. Wimbledon's the biggest tournament in the world - I think tennis fans that don't know tennis know what Wimbledon is. It's just got that prestige. It's like the pinnacle of tennis to me. If you win Wimbledon, no one can kind of say anything to you almost.
via Nine Australia

The Australian tennis player, who is also going to be an analyst for the upcoming ATP Finals for the Tennis Channel talked about the prestigious nature of Wimbledon. Nick Kyrgios said that Wimbledon is one of the biggest tournaments of the world and winning it is an extremely cherishable moment in one’s career.

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Nick Kyrgios aims to stage a comeback and win the Wimbledon in the long run

2022 Wimbledon finalist, Nick Kyrgios stated that the loss in the Wimbledon finals still itches him and has left a gap in his career which he hopes to fill soon. The Australian will make a comeback to the sport in the 2024 Australian Open after sitting out the entire 2023 season due to injuries.

Nick Kyrgios
Nick Kyrgios ( Credits: Yonex)

Having Wimbledon as the main goal in his mind, Nick Kyrgios stated:

That's the one I want to win and I was really close and I said I've still got that taste in my mouth of unfinished business. So I'm gonna try my best to get back there.

Having missed the 2023 season, Kyrgios will have to hope that 2024 turns out to be better for him. Already having dropped out of the official rankings due to his long absence, he still remains in the top 25 due to the protected rankings which will be of a big help for him. Hopefully, the Canberra local will

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