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Nick Kyrgios success reminds Pat Cash of Mark Philippoussis

Linda Pearce As Pat Cash watched Nick Kyrgios upstage Rafael Nadal on the world's most famous court, the 1987 Wimbledon champion was reminded of a long-ago match at faraway Melbourne Park.

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Nick Kyrgios in most important phase of his career: John Fitzgerald

Canberra teen tennis star Nick Kyrgios.

David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios doesn't need a high-profile coach, says John Alexander.

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Locker Room: Tennis players and fast cars, but Nick Kyrgios keeping feet grounded

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David Polkinghorne Canberra tennis ace Nick Kyrgios is unlikely to fall for racy lifestyle of some fellow Australian players.

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Nick Kyrgios can help Bernard Tomic, says Alun Jones

Bernard Tomic will soon be lower in the rankings than Nick Kyrgios.

David Polkinghorne Canberra's Alun Jones believes Nick Kyrgios could drag Bernard Tomic back up the ATP rankings with him. 

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Philippoussis praises Kyrgios, criticises Tomic

Mark Philippoussis was plagued by knee injuries during his career, which nevertheless included two grand slam finals.

Linda Pearce Mark Philippoussis rates Nick Kyrgios as the finest Australian prospect since his own days.

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Beaten in the Wimbledon final by Novak Djokovic, was this Roger Federer's last hurrah?

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Linda Pearce As Roger Federer walked across the footbridge from Wimbledon’s centre court to the players’ lawn in the hour after his finals defeat, he was flanked by his four-year-old identical twin...

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Australia Day at Wimbledon

Bernard Tomic plays a backhand during his first round match against Evgeny Donskoy.

Linda Pearce With five first round winners already, two more will provide the nation’s biggest round two presence at the All England Club since 1999.

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Pat Cash tips Nick Kyrgios as future tennis star

On the rise: Australia's Nick Kyrgios is earning praise from legends of the game.

Linda Pearce Pat Cash rates blossoming teenager Nick Kyrgios as Australia's most talented prospect since dual grand slam finalist Mark Philippoussis, the 1987 Wimbledon champion also revealing that a recent...

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Nick Kyrgios to bring X-factor to big time

Australian young gun Nick Kyrgios during his brief campaign at the French Open.

Linda Pearce The buzz around Nick Kyrgios is about more than his results, or a world No.145 ranking that makes him the youngest in the top 200.

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Matthew Ebden to hit top, former coach tips

Rising fast: Matthew Ebden will be Australia's No. 1, says Peter McNamara.

Linda Pearce Peter McNamara warns against an over-investment in Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis.

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Matthew Ebden will be No 1: McNamara

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Linda Pearce Experienced Australian coach Peter McNamara has warned against an over-investment in the prospects of boom teenagers Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis, while predicting that his former client,...

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Sam Stosur set for big 2014 start, with Perth Hopman Cup

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Brad Elborough Sam Stosur will jetset into Perth on Boxing Day to begin her preparations for the Hyundai Hopman Cup and her tilt on returning to the world's top 10.

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Sam Stosur, Bernard Tomic to lead Aussie assault

Bernard Tomic.

Untried pairing of Samantha Stosur and Bernard Tomic are the latest double act hoping give Australia a hot start to another sizzling summer of tennis down under.

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'Hopefully this year will be different': Sam Stosur

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Brad Elborough Samantha Stosur has made no secret of her 2014 goals – to return to the top 10 in the world of women's tennis.

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Australia must sweep Italy to remain alive in Hopman Cup

Sam Stosur

Brad Elborough, Perth Australia needs a clean sweep of its Hopman Cup tie with Italy in Perth on Tuesday to keep its title hopes alive in the mixed team tournament.

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Lleyton Hewitt continues charge towards Brisbane International title

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Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt was the last Australian man to win a tournament in the season's opening week, and he could yet repeat what he achieved as an emerging superstar in his home town of Adelaide 14 years...

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Lleyton Hewitt still flying the flag for Australian tennis

Lleyton Hewitt.

Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt was the last Australian man to win a tournament in the season's opening week.

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Time on my side, says Bernard Tomic

Bernard Tomic

Linda Pearce Bernard Tomic has a big game on Tuesday and it may all end there.

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Australian Open: Bernard Tomic, ask not what the game can do for you

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Andrew Webster There's every chance Bernard Tomic wasn't watching ESPN in the lead-up to the NFL play-off between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots around lunchtime on Sunday, but that doesn't mean he...

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Australian Nick Kyrgios beats Benjamin Becker in round one at the Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios keeps his eyes on the ball during his match against Benjamin Becker on Tuesday.

Jake Niall Rising Australian teenage star defeats experienced German Benjamin Becker.