Nick Kyrgios ‘devastated’ after quarterfinal defeat to Karen Khachanov as he destroys two rackets on court
The Australian was left with a tennis injury and has since announced he will retire from competitive tennis
In the quarterfinals, Kyrgios was defeated by American Robert Farah 4-6, 6-1, 6-1
Kyrgios is the second Australian to have lost a grand slam singles final after defending against an American in a similar situation in 2019
The 23-year-old said he felt ‘devastated’ that he was left with only two rackets to start the match against Khachanov
Robert Farah became the first man to reach a grand slam final after defeating Australian Nick Kyrgios.
The 23-year-old became the first man to reach a grand slam final after defeating Australian Nick Kyrgios on Saturday.
A final to his credit at Wimbledon in the US this year, Farah also became the third man to win a grand slam single title in two different decades after Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.
The American, who entered the second set at 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, said after his loss to Kyrgios on Saturday night it was a “very tough, long hard-fought final” but that he had been “trying to not lose and trying to keep it together”.
Kyrgios was left with a tennis injury after the match and had just played his second-ever grand slam final on Court Philippe Chatrier in Paris on Sunday, where he was beaten by Kevin Anderson.
Robert Farah became the third man to reach a grand slam singles final afterNovak Djokovic and Roger Federer
The 23-year-old said he felt ‘devastated’ that he was left with only two rackets to start the match against Khachanov.
“It’s definitely a devastating feeling,” he