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Kyrgios Excites Local Fans in Second Round

Date
17 January 2014

Surrounded by droves of local tennis fans, Australian rising star, Nick Kyrgios (EZONE Ai 98) took to the court to play against No. 27 seed Benoit Paire of France in the second round of the Australian Open on Thursday, January 16th. Nick amazed the crowd with his spirited play right from the beginning of the match, winning the first two sets after tie-breaks. Unfortunately, he lost the close five-set battle in the end. Nick was really happy to see fans come out and support him in Melbourne. “The crowd was unbelievable. Felt sort of like a Davis Cup atmosphere. I can’t thank the fans enough. Every point they were chanting,” commented Nick according to the Australian Open official website. Now that he’s finished his singles competition, Nick is going to compete in the mixed doubles event. Be sure to keep cheering for him!

 

Australian Open 2014 Tournament Results [Day 4]

Men’s Singles [2nd Round]

[27]Benoit Paire (FRA) def. Nick Kyrgios (EZONE Ai 98)(AUS) 6-7(5) 6-7(5) 6-4 6-2 6-2

Women’s Singles [2nd Round]

[8]Jelena Jankovic (SRB) def. Ayumi Morita (EZONE Ai 100, PTGSPN)(JPN) 6-2 6-0

 

Schedule of Play [Day 5]

Men’s Singles [3rd Round]

[8]Stanislas Wawrinka (VCORE Tour G)(SUI) def. [28]Vasek Pospisil (CAN) Walkover

Women’s Singles [3rd Round]

[9]Angelique Kerber (VCORE Xi 100)(GER) def. Alison Riske (USA) 6-3 6-4

[14]Ana Ivanovic (EZONE Ai 98)(SRB) vs. [17]Samantha Stosur (AUS)

Zheng Jie (EZONE Ai 98, PTGSPN)(CHN) vs. Casey Dellacqua (AUS)

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