Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from Australia’s Davis Cup group ties set to be performed in Europe instantly after the US Open, with the enigmatic star deciding to return residence to be together with his mother and father.
The 27-year-old, inside the highest 30 of the ATP for the primary time since early 2020, is gunning towards the US Open after storming via to the Wimbledon singles ultimate — his first look in a serious decider.
However Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt will not have Kyrgios for group competitors in opposition to France, Germany and Belgium in early September, with the world No.28 deciding to return to Australia after competing within the US Open.
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“It would have been great to have Nick in the team but unfortunately he was unavailable for this tie,” Hewitt stated.
After successful 15 of 16 consecutive singles matches, Kyrgios fell to Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz within the Montreal Masters quarter-finals on the weekend.
“I honestly don’t care (about losing the winning streak),” Kyrgios stated.
“I’ve been away from home, away from my mum, away from my dad.
“They are not very effectively in the meanwhile.
“So I don’t really care about no winning streak.”
Kyrgios can be awaiting a court docket date concerning accusations of widespread assault referring to former accomplice Chiara Passari. The matter is ready to be heard within the ACT Magistrates Court docket on August 23.
Australia might be led by world No.20 Alex de Minaur within the Davis Cup group ties because it goals to qualify for November’s knockout finals in Spain.
Australia will face Belgium in its first group ties on September 13 — 48 hours after the US Open males’s ultimate.
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