BREAKING NEWS: Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Australian Open.

Nick Kyrgios Melbourne

Nick Kyrgios has pulled out of Australian Open 2023 with a knee injury. He was slated to play his opening match of the Grand Slam Tuesday against Roman Safiullin.

The tennis star has revealed he suffered a lateral meniscus tear last week, saying that he's "devastated" to be unable to compete in the tournament.

His physio claims the Aussie will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery and could return to the circuit in Indian Wells in March

When Kyrgios pulled out, his parents drove from Canberra to watch the Greek Australian star when the withdrawal was announced.