At Wimbledon 2014, 19-year-old Nick Kyrgios surprised Rafael Nadal in the fourth round to introduce him to the world of tennis. In Acapulco last year, USC saved match points against Spain, leading to bitter reactions from Nadal, who was unhappy with how Nick acted on the court.
Nadal defeated Crazy at Wimbledon 2019 and the Australian Open 2020, two high-profile matches in which there was no tension between the two opponents. While acknowledging that he is not Nadal’s biggest supporter, Kyrgios is honest about Rafa’s achievements and what he has accomplished throughout his career.
Rafa claimed the 20th major title at Roland Garros a few weeks ago, and Nick was impressed with his numbers and dominance in Paris. Not missing anything from Nadal, Kyrgios said the Spaniard could be the greatest player of all time, ahead of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.
Reaching just three matches in Paris since the start of the season, Nadal performed his Roland Garris magic in the French capital for the 13th time since his 16th tour, without losing a set and matching Roger Federer’s major record. Won the title.
Nadal broke eight times in seven matches, stood strong against every opponent and faced all the challenges of the quarter-final round to lift the trophy. In the final, Nadal beat the world number one. 1 Novak Djokovic completely defeated Novak 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in two hours and 41 minutes in one and two sets and remained focused on the final stage of the third to seal the deal and one all Earned significant from. His career wins.
Nick Kyrgios has said that Rafael Nadal could be the greatest player ever.
Playing attacking and error-free tennis, Nadal stormed Djokovic in the first half of the bout, losing his serve once in the third set but taking a crucial break with a 5-5 lead to the top and the glory of tennis.
“It’s unbelievable. I was not surprised when I saw Rafa quite easily through the French Open; This is his yard. He likes to play there, and I think he lost two matches there in his entire career.
Honestly, I don’t think we’ll ever see anything like that again; No one is so impressive on the surface and here with the greatness of all time. You could argue that he is great. We had differences when we played against each other.
We are full of fire; We are competing and going after each other. At the same time, I’m not going to take anything from him. Rafa is an absolute champion and winner of 20 majors, which is ridiculous; I don’t think we’ll ever see it again, “said Nick Kyrgios.