Nick Kyrgios indebted to Andy Murray’s concern after helping him fight his battles having seen the Australian committing self-harm during his darkest period
Nick Kyrgios shows gratitude towards his friend Andy Roddick.
Andy Murray and Nick Kyrgios (Via Eurosports, Pragativadi)
Nick Kyrgios, the Australian tennis player, recently expressed his gratitude towards his long-time friend Andy Murray. As a friend, Murray had always supported Kyrgios when he was struggling with mental health issues and was self-harming during the tour.
During the 2019 Wimbledon, the Australian was already struggling with his issues, and that was portrayed in his matches as well. He openly thanked the former World No. 1 for standing by him through the tough times.
The mental struggle led the former Wimbledon champion to self harm which was noticed by the Brit.
He saw it and he said, 'What's that on your arm?’The Australian said during a news interview on TalkTV’s Piers Morgan show.
Kyrgios has always been extremely vocal about his mental health struggles, and he even spoke about it in a Netflix documentary where he spoke about his 2019 Wimbledon run and how he had to be admitted to the psych hospital after the tour.
Murray and Kyrgios have always been great friends, but this is the first time he spoke about his friend in an interview.
Nick Kyrgios revealed that Andy Murray always looked out for him
In a recent news interview, Nick Kyrgios shared his deep connection with his friend Andy Murray. He shared the instance when Murray was there for him during his dark times.
As soon as I came on the tour, he kind of saw a work in progress and took me under his wing. Then he realised later in my career that I don't think I was coachable or I was on my own path, but he was always someone that was looking out for me.The Australian said during the interview.
The Australian has been out of tennis for the past year due to a knee injury and is another one of the players who is set to make a return in 2024. He hasn’t revealed the date or event of his return, and fans will be awaiting the return of the most animated player on the court.
However, the Australian continues to keep his fans entertained during his absence on the court. He manages to stir up controversies on X and has recently been seen commentating during tennis matches.
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