Nick Krygios: I panicked at Wimbledon and I’m p****d off about it
Nick Kyrgios did not hold back as he picked apart his Wimbledon defeat to Kei Nishikori.
The Australian looked to be in fine form coming into the tournament, but struggled badly against the Japanese star before sinking to a 6-1 7-6 6-4 defeat.
And Kyrgios is furious – with himself.
“As soon as I got out there, I just didn’t feel good,” he said.
“I don’t know what it was. I mean, he played well. I always find it tough playing him. But, yeah, I didn’t play well today.
“I was pretty uptight. A lot of nerves. I just struggled with a lot of things today. I just never settled. Obviously getting broken first game didn’t help me. I just kind of panicked. Everything kind of just went south, I guess.
“I just never settled. Like, I just didn’t feel — I don’t know. I never felt settled. I was struggling. I didn’t serve well. I didn’t feel good from the ground. I almost couldn’t move. My footwork was terrible. Just a bad day, I guess.
“He played well, though. He returned really well. Most guys aren’t getting a racket or putting balls back in off my serve most of the time. He was returning well.
“I mean, I’m disappointed. Like I’m pissed off, of course. Like I wanted to do well. Not much I can do really. Yeah, I mean, it’s disappointing. It is what it is right now.”
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