Nick Kyrgios will play in Washington this year, and he’ll team up with his good friend Jack Sock to play some doubles as well.
The last time Kyrgios played doubles in Washington was in 2019, and he teamed up with Stefanos Tsitsipas in that one.
It went okay, but while discussing this year’s Washington doubles pairing with Sock, Kyrgios took a shot at Tsitsipas:
“We got a lot of doubles. We got doubles in DC. Which I’m super excited about.
My last partner – yeah, I’ve had Stefanos as a partner there so can’t get much worse than that so I’m really excited.”
Nick Kyrgios was set for his first singles match since the Wimbledon final on Tuesday night at the Atlanta Open, but the fan-favourite Aussie was forced to withdraw from his opening-round match with a left-knee problem.
The seventh seed was set to take on Peter Gojowczyk on the stadium court but was instead replaced by lucky loser Adrian Mannarino. The 2016 champion in Atlanta, Kyrgios addressed the evening-session crowd after his withdrawal
“First of all, I just want to say I’m extremely shattered that I’m not able to compete tonight,” he said. “I’ve won this tournament once and I’m playing probably some of the best tennis of my career. All I wanted to do was come out here and give you guys a show, but I’m unable to give my best performance today.
“I’m just extremely sorry, but I’m going to keep my hopes up and maybe be able to continue doubles with Thanasi this week.”