Nick Kyrgios says he’s now good buddies with former rival Novak Djokovic – and promises to rent a house for a ‘f**king nuts’ post-Australian Open party with the Serbian superstar
- Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has confirmed ‘bromance’ with Novak Djokovic
- News will shock many, with Kyrgios, 26, previously outspoken against the Serb
- Kyrgios told his social media followers that he will play Australian Open from Monday
- Canberra-raised athlete who recently contracted Covid-19 is ‘tired all the time’
- Djokovic’s quest to play at Melbourne Park will be decided on Sunday morning
Polarizing Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios revealed he is now good buddies with former bitter rival Novak Djokovic – and has promised to throw a ‘f**king nuts’ party after the Australian Open with the Serbian superstar.
On Instagram, Canberra-raised Kyrgios, 26, confirmed he will be playing at Melbourne Park next Monday – despite recently contracting Covid.
“This Covid shit has me confused, I’m not going to lie. I’m tired all the time,” he said.
‘Am I playing the AO? Yes. I’m ready for the AO, but the track I’m playing on isn’t great.
“They’re putting me on a jet tomorrow (Sunday).
Kyrgios then stunned many of his social media followers by posting that he is now enjoying a ‘bromance’ with the under fire world No. 1.
Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has revealed he is now close friends with former bitter rival Novak Djokovic (pictured, the pair on the court)
Kyrgios stunned many of his social media followers by posting that he is now enjoying a ‘bromance’ with bemoaned world Novak Djokovic (pictured)
“He’s stuck again and it’s f****d. We’re boys now,” he said.
“I can’t wait for the Australian summer to be over and we can play football. The party after Melbourne gets crazy. I’m renting a house and going crazy.’
Just 12 months ago, Krygios labeled Djokovic a “tool” on Twitter after the Serb complained about the strict Covid-19 measures in place when players arrived down under for the Australian Open.
He also called Djokovic a ‘bastard’ when the 20-time Grand Slam winner tested positive for Covid-19 after hosting a tournament across Europe dubbed the ‘Adria Tour’ at the height of the pandemic.
Days after the tournament, Djokovic, Croatian Borna Coric, Grigor Dimitrov from Bulgaria and Serb Viktor Troicki all tested positive for the virus.
“When he (Djokovic) did some of the things he did during the global pandemic, it just wasn’t the right time,” Kyrgios said.
“I know everyone makes mistakes, some of us get off track sometimes, and we have to hold each other accountable.
Nick Kyrgios (pictured, with new squeeze Costeen Hatzi) has declared he plans to throw a big party after the Australian Open – and former arch-rival Djokovic will be invited
‘In the end we are colleagues; we compete against each other, we play in the same sport.
“No one else really held him (Djokovic) responsible. Everyone gets a little lost, but I think he should just pull it back.
“I don’t do things like this for media attention: this is the morality I grew up with and I was just trying to do my part.”
Djokovic has a lot on his mind when he is evicted.
It follows that Immigration Secretary Alex Hawke canceled the 34-year-old’s visa on Friday for reasons of public security.
Djokovic (pictured with wife Jelena) faces the prospect of deportation after his visa was canceled Friday by immigration secretary Alex Hawke
Djokovic appealed, with the case in the hands of lawyers – again.
He was returned to immigration detention at the Park Hotel in Carlton on Saturday afternoon and his federal court hearing is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
Mr Hawke stated that allowing Djokovic – who is unvaccinated – to stay in Australia would encourage others not to get the shot or their Covid boosters.
Djokovic’s lawyers will argue that expelling the tennis superstar “would be contrary to the public interest and would serve only political interests”.
Australia’s reputation is also expected to be called into question if the Serb is bagged.