HNick Kyrgios boldly stated that his upcoming Wimbledon semi-final against Rafa Nadal will become the most popular match in the history of tennis.
The Australian swam past Christian Garin in straight sets on Wednesday, creating a blockbuster against the Spaniard.
Although these two have had some problems in the past, that’s all behind us, with Kyrgios ready for what will be a special match.
“Yes, obviously it would be especially interesting to play Wraith here, said Kyrgios.
“We had some absolute battles on Center Court. He won one from me and I won one from him.
“Obviously, we know that we are two completely different personalities. However, I feel like we have a hell of a lot of respect for each other.
“I feel that this will be a delicious meeting for everyone around the world.
“It will probably be the most watched match of all time. I would argue with that.”
Ahead of the first semi-final of the Grand Slam tournament in his career. Kyrgios he admits that he had doubts whether he would ever achieve such results.
“If you were to ask anyone if I’ve been able to do this in the last couple of years, I think everyone would probably say, ‘No, he doesn’t have the mental ability, he doesn’t have the physical fitness, he doesn’t have the discipline. and all that,” he said.
“I almost started to doubt myself with all this traffic coming in and out of my head.
“Today I just sat and soaked it all up.
“At the same time, I feel like I don’t want to stop there either.”