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Nick Kyrgios has this to say about the gruelling schedule of professional tennis: “Don’t think it’s healthy”

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Nick Kyrgios said he would quit from tennis if he won a Grand Slam because it’s too taxing.

The Australian, a strong contender for Major titles after his Wimbledon Champions and US Open 2022 achievements, talked up about the pressures of being in the spotlight and the difficulty of being away from his family for most of the year.
The 27-year-old missed several family milestones while travelling and competing. He reaffirmed his prior promise to retire if he wins a Slam.

“Probably, I’d (retire if I won a Slam). So much travel, time away from family and friends, especially being from Australia. You miss family milestones and a normal existence, he told Eurosport.
Kyrgios spends less time at home than European and American players, he says.

“It’s easy for a European or American player to lose or win a tournament, then fly home for a week before the next one. Australians travel in four- to seven-month periods. It’s not healthy. No athlete in any sport does that. He said, “Seven months alone.”
Why are you complaining? They’re wrong. Living out of a bag at hotels isn’t a vacation. You must play tennis and workout; life is active. If it happens, I’ll probably retire,” he said. Greater success means more off-court expectations. Kyrgios
Nick Kyrgios had a strong 2022 season, reaching his first Grand Slam final at Wimbledon and winning his first doubles Major with Thanasi Kokkinakis at the Australian Open.

The world’s No. 22 said he’s anxious and fatigued because his performance raises expectations.

“If you’re winning, everything is easy. I’m tired. Worrying. More wins, more success, more off-court demands. Expectations are high. That’s for sure. I probably did better. Nick Kyrgios: “It’s been stressful but fun.”

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