Nick Kyrgios, the Australian tennis star, is always in the news for something or the other. Besides, he has also been away from tennis since February due to the pandemic. Additionally, he did not wish to leave his country in such difficult times.
Nick Kyrgios, in a podcast of NBA, talked about tennis, Nadal, and some more tennis. Additionally, Nick had all appreciation for the Spanish great Rafael Nadal. Moreover, he also said that he was not at all surprised seeing him storm into the tournament. Besides, he also added, “Roland Garros is Nadal’s backyard. We will never see in any sport someone dominate something the way he dominates that tournament.”
When questioned about the “Big Three” and Nadal’s position, Nick said, “Nadal is right there in the greatest of all time.” Moreover, he said that one can argue that Nadal might just be the greatest tennis player ever to play the game. In addition to this, Nick also believes that Andy Murray is also there at the top. And said that tennis is more about the “Big Four”.
“Not Going To Take Anything From Rafa, He Is An Absolute Champion”- Nick Kyrgios
However, the Australian believes that Federer is the most dominant player in the game. Additionally, he also believes that Roger Federer is the greatest for him. Moreover, he compared the Swiss legend to Michael Jordan, the basketball great. And said, “Federer is someone who is dominant on any kind of surface.”
He also added that “The way he plays the game is something very special.” However, Nick also ensured that he did not take Nadal’s credits for his impressive performance in the last many years. And he said, “I am not going to take anything away from Nadal. He is an absolute champion.”
Moreover, the 25-year old tennis player also said that winning 20 Grand Slams is ridiculous. Additionally, Rafael Nadal won the record tieing 20th Grand Slam of his career in the French Open. Besides, he equaled Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slams.