With tennis being one of the many, many sports being put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the pros are having to find other ways to keep themselves and their fans entertained before the tour starts back up. If you’re Nick Kyrgios, you can do both those things by jumping on a bunch of livestreams and spilling some scalding hot tea about his antics and what he thinks of his fellow pros.
Speaking of the COVID-19 pandemic, the GOAT team talk about what life will look like after lockdown on ‘It’s Been A Big Day For…’ below:
First Nick Krygios drew a heap of attention when he got drunk and did a hilariously juicy livestream with Andy Murray. Over the course of 15 wild minutes, Nick heaped an embarrassing amount of praise on Andy while simultaneously shading Novak Djokovic, whom he has openly expressed his dislike for previously.
“I don’t want to make this controversial, but I think you’re better than [Novak] Djokovic in my opinion. But people are going to take this on social media and be like Djokovic won this many Slams, and I’m like Djokovic is playing dodgeball on my serve. He couldn’t return it. And you’re like nah, I’m slapping this for a winner.”
This was then topped when Nick went after his own generation of tennis pros. When asked why he likes team events like the Laver Cup, Nick said he enjoys hanging out with people he likes before calling out the event’s European team for being complete phonies or just plain boring.
“Let’s be honest, (Stefanos) Tsitsipas and (Alexander) Zverev hate each other, then they are besties all of a sudden.
“Someone like (Dominic) Thiem … I mean I like to get good vibes from trying a new cocktail … he’d prefer to watch paint dry.”
After that off-the-rails livestream with Andy Murray, Nick Kyrgios somehow managed to top himself again by casually revealing how loose he gets while on tour.
During a Fortnite livestream with Aussie Twitch streamer babztv1, Nick was asked whether says he’s ever slept with a fan while on tour and he admitted that he totally has. He then says he does it as a “weekly thing” if he’s “not seeing someone.”
Nick will have to make do with drunken livestreams and Fortnite for the time being though seeing as how the tour is on hold and he’s apparently single at the moment.
Just to cap off this entertaining tangent about his wandering eye while playing tennis, Nick also talked about the time he was playing Roger Federer at the Laver Cup but got distracted by a “hot chick” in the crowd and lost concentration. He lost that match by the way, not that he really cares.
Say what you will about Nick Kyrgios and his tennis, at least you know he’s good for some sort of drama one way or another and his iso livestream antics prove that he’s as entertaining off the court as he is on it.
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