“Thanks for the heads up, I’m watching on mute” – Nick Kyrgios’ hiring as an analyst for the 2023 ATP Finals has fans disappointed

Nick Kyrgios is all set to turn into an analyst and commentator for the upcoming ATP Finals in Turin.


“Thanks for the heads up, I’m watching on mute” – Nick Kyrgios’ hiring as an analyst for the 2023 ATP Finals has fans disappointed

Nick Kyrgios ( Credits: Tennis365)

In a very unique and surprising move, Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has been hired as an analyst by Tennis Channel to cover the upcoming ATP Finals in Turin. 

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Nick Kyrgios has largely been absent from most of the tournaments in 2023 due to injuries. After his successful run at Wimbledon last year, where he reached the finals and lost to Novak Djokovic, the Australian had an injury-plagued season this year. He will now make a surprise return to tennis, commentating for Tennis Channel in the upcoming Nitto ATP Finals.

The eccentric and controversial character of the Australian has indeed caught the attention of a lot of tennis fans all over the world. The decision to hire Nick Kyrgios as an analyst and commentator to cover the ATP Finals for Tennis Channel definitely comes as a surprise to many. This decision has also received mixed reactions from fans globally.

Many admire his gimmicks on and off the court. His bold personality might just be the turning point for this ATP Final, and it will indeed be interesting to see how this new role off the tennis court works out for Nick Kyrgios.

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His attitude and body language during his on-court tantrums have received a lot of criticism from people who write him off as a nuisance to the sport.

With the 2023 season overshadowed by injuries, Nick Kyrgios aims to return to court at the Australian Open next year

Nick Kyrgios was not seen much this year on the tennis court due to an injury-plagued season. The Australian had hinted at staging a comeback in the Ultimate Tennis Showdown event in the first week of December before finally making a comeback at the Australian Open in 2024.

Nick Kyrgios
Nick Kyrgios ( Credits: Daily Express)

Nick Kyrgios will, however, stage a return to tennis as a commentator during the ATP Finals in Turin later this year. This has received mixed reactions from tennis followers all over.

Sharing a wide spectrum of reactions online, here’s what fans have to say:

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The ATP Finals will now be twice as interesting now that spectators will get to hear the insights of Nick Kyrgios. His fun and humorous character will definitely add spice to the tournament.

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