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Nick Kyrgios announces tragic news ahead of Australian Open 2022

Former World No.13 Nick Kyrgios withdraws from ATP Sydney Tennis Classic, after testing COVID positive.

March 09, 2019 Nick Kyrgios (AUS) reacts to missing a shot against Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) during the 2019 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California. Charles Baus/(Photo by Charles Baus/CSM/Sipa USA).

Amidst Novak Djokovic controversy related to the Australian Open, a piece of shocking news came to light. Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios updated that he has withdrawn from the upcoming ATP Sydney Tennis Classic.

The player posted this news on his Instagram handle which was later tweeted by the official Twitter handle of New York Times tennis correspondent Christopher Clarey.

Nick says the reason he has withdrawn is that he has been tested positive for COVID. Though he does not have any symptoms and is feeling healthy but chose to stay at home and take necessary health care and precautions. He also said that if everything goes alright, he might be seen at the Australian Open, 2022.

Twitter Reacts on Nick Kyrgios’ withdrawal

Nick Kyrgios

The news of Nick being covid positive has left his fans in shock and despair. Many fans sent their wishes to the player and hoped for his speedy recovery.

Nick Kyrgios speaks on Novak Djokovic’s Detention

Novak Djokovic, Nick Kyrgios

“During the bushfires, #Djokovic was supporting, he was helping us out. We are so quick to forget and media are so quick to jump on things and forget he actually helped us. He didn’t have to do that, most athletes wouldn’t do that. They are selfish, most athletes are,” Nick said about Djokovic.

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