Wimbledon Open: Nadal Knocked Out by Australian Teeneger, Kyrgios
Nadal had no answer for Kyrgios’ booming serve and thunderous ground strokes, the 19-year-old sending down 37 aces and hitting 70 winners during the course of the fourth round contest.
The world number one had lost the first set in each of his first three matches before recovering to win in four, but could not repeat the same feat against a rampant Kyrgios.
Kyrgios, who had being tipped for greatness by the likes of Andy Murray and Pat Cash in recent weeks, only claimed his first top-50 win a week before the victory over Nadal when he saved nine match points to beat Richard Gasquet in the second round.
The Australian teenager, who is world number 144, is the first man outside the top 100 to beat a world number one since 1992.