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Nick Kyrgios celebrates the defeat hours after losing the final

Nick Kyrgios, Six Sports

On Sunday, Nick Kyrgios lost to No.1 seed Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final by 4-6,6-3,6-4,7-6. Nevertheless, the defeat didn’t stop the Aussie from partying a few hours after the match.

Kyrgios has been clinical with his performances throughout the tournament and this was also seen in the final of The Championships. The player started by breaking the serve and thereafter winning the 1st set. The Serbian tennis star made a commendable comeback to win the remaining sets by 6-3,6-4,7-6 to clinch the 4th consecutive Wimbledon title. This was Novak’s 21st career Grand Slam.

Nick Kyrgios came into the tournament as an unseeded player. Later the player went on to play his maiden Grand Slam final. He was accompanied by his girlfriend Costeen Hatzi, his father Giorgos, and sister Halimah, as well as his manager Daniel Horsfall and personal physio Will Maher.

The English crowd’s favorite entertainer, Nick along with his team partied at Dolce Nightclub in Kensington. The player has always been vocal about his drinking habit. “I need a drink for sure tonight” were his words after reaching the Quarterfinals of the tournament.

The celebrations went viral after Costeen Hatzi posted a few pictures of Kyrgios’s sister holding Vodka bottles. The caption on the picture was ‘Bad Influence @Kyrgios_Halimah’.

Nick Kyrgios, is already a Champion in the eyes of the Aussie family

The Aussie family must be proud to see their boy playing in the Final of the Wimbledon championship on the Centre Court. As his brother said that even before the final is played, the family has considered him a Champion.

Nick’s bromance with the Champion, Djokovic compelled him to invite the player for a drink and dinner after the Finals.

He even commented on his Instagram story of Novak writing “Where’s my drink”. While hopefully, Novak would be celebrating his 8th wedding anniversary with his wife, Jelena Djokovic.

Both the finalists after giving stellar performances praised each other.

When asked whether it’s easier to beat Novak?

Kyrgios replied :

“He’s a bit of a God. Though I think I played well.”

Even Novak praised his opponent by telling Kyrgios :

“It’s tough to find consolation words after a tough loss like this, but you showed why you deserve to be one of the best players in the world, particularly on this surface.”

On the professional front, Wimbledon was Novak’s last Grand slam participation of the year. He won’t be a part of US Open due to the vaccine mandate.

While Nick will participate in the US Open along with the ATP Masters tournament.

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