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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Golf

Royal Canberra undecided about future tournaments

David Polkinghorne Royal Canberra is in a ''state of limbo'' on whether to host another elite tournament.

Golf

Canberra golfer Brendan Jones confident he can return to winning ways after finishing third in Japan Tour event

Brendan Jones.

David Polkinghorne Australia's most successful player in the land of the rising sun feels like a rookie again.

Tennis

Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios withdraws from Western and Southern Open

Nick Kyrgios came to the attention of the tennis world when he made the Wimbledon quarter-finals this year.

David Polkinghorne Canberra tennis gun Nick Kyrgios pulls out due to bone stress in his left arm.

Tennis

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.

Locker Room

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.

Wimbledon 2014 live: Rafael Nadal v Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios and Rafael Nadal.

David Polkinghorne Australia's wonder boy Nick Kyrgios faces second seed Rafael Nadal in the fourth round at Wimbledon.

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Tennis

Kyrgios' family celebrates win as cheeky shot goes viral

Nill Kyrgios (Nicks mum) celebrates her son's win

David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios' mother Nill was almost hoarse after watching her son advance to the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Wednesday morning.

Wimbledon live 2014: Milos Raonic v Nick Kyrgios

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David Polkinghorne Australia's Nick Kyrgios is set to face the Canadian who sent him home from the French Open, Milos Raonic, in the quarter final of Wimbledon 2014.

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Tennis

Rafael Nadal win means world is Nick Kyrgios' oyster, says celebrity agent Max Markson

Nick Kyrgios

David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios' Wimbledon victory over Rafael Nadal will open the door for million-dollar contracts.

Tennis

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. 

Tennis

Wimbledon star Nick Kyrgios returns to Canberra to hero's welcome

Canberra Times - News - July 6 2014
Nick Kyrgios at the airport after returning from Wimbledon 
Photo Elesa Kurtz

David Polkinghorne And falls straight into his family's arms.

Tennis

Canberra star Nick Kyrgios confident he'll avoid Bernard Tomic's traps

Nick Kyrgios speaks to the media on his return to Canberra on Sunday.

David Polkinghorne Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios is confident he will avoid the pitfalls that have seen Bernard Tomic's career go off the rails.

Cycling

Canberra cyclist Nathan Hart joins Cycling Australia high-performance unit

Nathan Hart is hoping to ride his way into Glasgow contention.

David Polkinghorne Canberra's Nathan Hart has spent the past month rubbing shoulders with Australian cycling royalty and hopes training every day alongside Anna Meares and Shane Perkins will help get him to where he...

Tennis

Canberra tennis ace Nick Kyrgios wins Sarasota Open in injury comeback

Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios won the Sarasota Open final.

David Polkinghorne Canberra's Nick Kyrgios has returned to the world stage with a bang, beating Serbia's Filip Krajinovic in straight sets at the Sarasota Open on Monday, 7-6 (12-10), 6-4.

Tennis

Nick Kyrgios wins through to Savannah Challenger final

Australia's Nick Kyrgios returns the ball to France's Gael Monfils during their Davis Cup first round tennis match France vs Australia on February 2, 2014, at The Vendespace in Mouilleron-le-Captif, western France. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD

David Polkinghorne Canberra young gun presses claims for French Open berth.

Golf

Queensland wins back-to-back Australian foursome championship

Aaron Wilkins lines up a putt on the 10th at Federal.

David Polkinghorne As Queensland golfer Aaron Wilkins paints door frames for a living, he dreams about making it as a professional golfer.

Tennis

Nick Kyrgios wins in Savannah, claims back-to-back Challenger events

Nick Kyrgios fought back to take the Savannah Challenger final.

David Polkinghorne Has Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios done enough to get a French Open wildcard next month?

Tennis

Kyrgios like Hewitt, says Woodbridge

David Polkinghorne Canberra's Nick Kyrgios has been compared with Lleyton Hewitt.

Golf

From California to Gungahlin Lakes

World No. 1 amatuer Minjee Lee is in Canberra  this week.

David Polkinghorne She's travelled the world, counts child prodigy Lydia Ko amongst her friends - Minjee Lee "couldn't have a better life".

Golf

Canberra's Nikki Campbell happy to share US Open stage with child prodigy Lucy Li

Nikki Campbell will play in her first US Open in June.

David Polkinghorne Canberra golfer Nikki Campbell is unsure what she was doing when she was 11 years old, but she knows it wasn't playing in a US Open.