Nick Kyrgios on his struggles with depression – ‘I was in a dark place’ | Tennis News

first_img Nick Kyrgios asks Andy Murray to ‘give the people what they want’ and play doubles with him “I didn’t feel like I could trust anyone. It was a lonely, dark place. And things came from that. I just lost joy for the game and I was spiralling out of control.”Kyrgios has been regularly criticised for his on-court behaviour and portrayed as the bad boy of tennis.He was given a suspended 16-week ban and fined £20,300 in September 2019 because of “aggregated behaviour”.“I fell into depression because of the things I thought I had to be,” Kyrgios said. “I was afraid to go out and talk to people because I thought I’d let them down because I wasn’t winning matches.” Australian Nick Kyrgios is ranked 45th in the ATP standings and has not played since February after limiting his travel because of the coronavirus pandemic; the 25-year-old has spoken about ‘falling into a depression’ after a 2019 suspended 16-week ban By PA MediaLast Updated: 08/11/20 12:33pm – Advertisement – – Advertisement – Nick Kyrgios has not played on the ATP Tour since February
Nick Kyrgios has not played on the ATP Tour since February

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