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Djokovic happy, not surprised, Kyrgios is in final


Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: A fortnight ago few people would have predicted that Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios would be the man standing between…

Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: A fortnight ago few people would have predicted that Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios would be the man standing between Novak Djokovic and a fourth successive Wimbledon title. Djokovic himself, however, is not surprised that it will be Kyrgios standing over the other side of the net on Sunday. Follow Djokovic vs Kyrgios LIVE & Wimbledon 2022 LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN

Also read – Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Novak Djokovic sets up summit clash with Nick Kyrgios, defeats Cameron Norrie in four sets in semifinal

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic celebrates match point against Cameron Norrie during the Men’s Singles Semi Final match on day twelve of The Championships Wimbledon 2022.

Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Djokovic happy, not surprised, Kyrgios is in final

The Serbian top seed booked his eighth Wimbledon final by coming from a set down against Britain’s Cameron Norrie on Friday while unseeded Kyrgios benefitted from a walkover after Spanish 22-time Grand Slam champion Rafa Nadal withdrew injured.

Djokovic has only faced Kyrgios twice in his career, losing twice to him in 2017, so while he will be favourite to claim a seventh Wimbledon crown, he knows exactly how dangerous the unpredictable world number 40 Kyrgios can be.

“In a way it’s a surprise because his ranking. So maybe not too many people are giving him big chances to reach the finals,” Djokovic told reporters after beating Norrie in four sets to extend his winning sequence at Wimbledon to 27 matches.

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Nick Kyrgios

Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Djokovic happy, not surprised, Kyrgios is in final

“But I think between us players, we always know how dangerous he is, on grass particularly, because of his game, because of his attitude on the court being so confident, just going for it, being a very complete player.

“If you see his career, the best tennis he’s played is always against the top guys. That’s why we all respect him, because we know what he can come up with.

“So it’s also not surprise for me that he’s there.”

Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Djokovic happy, not surprised, Kyrgios is in final

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