Whereas Nick Kyrgios won’t have a coach, the Australian does get loads of Help out on the court docket from his gamers’ field.
The 27-year-old is no stranger to calling them out for a scarcity of assist at instances, however as a rule they preserve Kyrgios on monitor with phrases of encouragement.
Throughout his US Open quarter-final towards Karen Khachanov, Kyrgrios turned to his field at one level and steered he could not play on because of a knee damage.
However true to kind, they stayed optimistic and urged him to proceed, with Kyrgios going on to interrupt his Russian opponent not lengthy later.
So who’re the three people which were common options of Kyrgios’ field this yr?
Costeen Hatzi (girlfriend)
A brand new addition to Kyrgios’ field in 2022 has been that of his girlfriend Costeen Hatzi.
The 21-year-old has struck up an in depth relationship with Kyrgios over the previous yr with the two already dropping hints about marriage and youngsters.
Kyrgios has additionally confirmed he’ll return to the French Open in 2023 with Hatzi a motivating issue as she desires to see Paris.
“Next year, I am going to go to Paris. I’m announcing that now, I’m going to the French Open. I haven’t played that in four years so I’ll be back next year,” Kyrgios stated in April.
“My girlfriend just wants to see Paris – so I’ll just play the French Open as well.”
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Daniel Horsfall (supervisor)
Whereas Kyrgios does not have a coach, he is helped on and off the court docket by his supervisor Daniel Horsfall.
Horsfall additionally hails from the ACT and beforehand performed basketball in the Canberra Gunners Academy.
After working in actual property, Horsfall grew to become director of DMH Administration in 2020.
Kyrgios and Horsfall have been long-term mates with the latter now recurrently on hand to assist the tennis star.
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Will Maher (coach/physiotherapist)
The muscle inside Kyrgios’ field belongs to Will Maher.
The physiotherapist takes care of Kyrgios personally throughout main tournaments and whereas the participant is again residence in Canberra.
Maher beforehand labored for the Australian Schoolboys Rugby Union group and Tennis Australia’s ACT Nationwide Academy.
Kyrgios has been assisted by Maher since early 2015 and he is typically the most vocal individual in Kyrgios’ field.
— Nicholas Kyrgios (@NickKyrgios) July 1, 2017