The tennis season is about to get underway. On January 1, the year starts and so does the ATP Cup in Australia. In the oceanic country the first stops of the course will be played and this Wednesday an important participant for one of those inaugural tournaments has been met. Nick Kyrgios has received a last minute invitation to contest the ATP 250 in Sydney, a tournament that follows the ATP Cup and that the Australian will use as filming for the Australian Open.
“I have been training at home, in Canberra, and here in Sydney and I feel good after a resting place. I’m looking forward to the last shoot before the Australian Open. Thanks to Tennis Australia for giving me the opportunity ”, said Kyrgios in a statement distributed by the tournament itself.
In addition to Kyrgios, they will play the tournament in the men’s category Cristian Garin, Roberto Bautista, Taylor Fritz, Daniel Evans, Reilly Opelka, Fabio Fognini, David Goffin, Albert ramos, Kei Nishikori or Alexander Davidovich. Meanwhile, in the female category (it is a WTA 500), there will be a poster with many big names. In fact, only five of the world’s top 20 qualifiers will be missing.. Therefore, Ashleigh Bary will play, Garbiñe Muguruza, Paula Badosa or Simona Halep, among others.