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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Tennis star Nick Kyrgios aims at Wimbledon, French Open after being hit by injuries

Chris Dutton Rising Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios says a horror injury run "brought me back to earth", declaring he's in the best form of his short career and ready to stop a rankings slide.

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Nick Kyrgios gets French Open wildcard

Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios.

Chris Dutton Canberra star Nick Kyrgios has been granted a wildcard to this month's French Open.

Canberra's Kyrgios claims first grand slam title at French Open

Chris Dutton Canberra junior Nick Kyrgios has claimed his first major title by winning the boys French Open doubles title at Roland Garros in Paris last night.

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Burnt out Nick Kyrgios to recharge for Australian tennis summer

Nick Kyrgios is emotionally drained after a long season.

Chris Dutton An emotionally drained Nick Kyrgios will prematurely end his debut season as a professional next week.

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Family is all nerves as Nick Kyrgios shoots for No.1

Nick Kyrgios' brother Christos and mother Nill are following every step of his progress.

Chris Dutton Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios has declared his goal to become the world's best player but his mum is too scared to watch and his brother is too nervous to eat before his third-round match at...

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Canberra's Nick Kyrgios ready to beat Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon

Nick Kyrgios is into the fourth round at Wimbledon.

Chris Dutton Canberra's Nick Kyrgios is oozing confidence ahead of the biggest moment of his career against Rafael Nadal.

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How a chubby Canberra kid with ample talent made it big

Nick Kyrgios as a ballboy in Canberra at age 4

Chris Dutton He's the chubby kid from Canberra who has rocketed to international fame overnight, but Nick Kyrgios' family is still come to grips with his rise to stardom.

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Australian Open 2014: Nick Kyrgios glad for chance in home grand slam

Sport: Asia-Pacific Tennis League, North Woden Tennis Courts, Canberra. Canberra Velocity men v Stanmore Wyverns. Nick Kyrgios of Canberra Velocity. 16th of November 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton Teenage star Nick Kyrgios will unleash months of injury frustration to launch his Australian Open dreams on Tuesday, admitting he feared last week a shoulder problem would shatter his home grand slam...

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Impressive Australian Open performance puts Nick Kyrgios in mix for Davis Cup singles spot

Australian Open Tennis Day 4 Melbourne Park ,  Nick Kyrgios during his match against Benoit Paire on Margaret Court Arena tonight
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Thursday the 16th of January 2014

Chris Dutton Boom Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios is set to shoulder Australia's Davis Cup hopes.

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Velocity loses Nick Kyrgios but gains Chanelle Scheepers

Chris Dutton, David Polkinghorne The Canberra Velocity men's team has lost a superstar but the women's squad will boast a marquee signing on Monday.

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Rookie draft a spur to Velocity

Chris Dutton Canberra Velocity had to draft in a 14-year-old rookie to help kick-start its Asia Pacific Tennis League campaign.

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School's out forever, as Kyrgios eyes top spot

Sport.  Asia Pacific Tennis League Round 4 Canberra Velocity Vs Hunter Raworth Tigers. Canberra Velocity player Nick Kyrgios lines up with his forehand during the match at the National Sports Club in Lyneham. 18 November 2012.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios hopes the end of his school years will give his tennis career a timely boost as he aims to become the best junior in the world.

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Cramps deny Canberra teen an Open slot

Nick Kyrgios

Chris Dutton Debilitating cramps shattered Nick Kyrgios' Australian Open dream but the Canberra teenager is adamant he has shown he's ready to regularly play against and beat adult men.

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Kyrgios has sights on Open season

Nick Kyrgios

Chris Dutton Australia's new tennis boy wonder is on a steep learning curve to be the country's next senior star.

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Nick Kyrgios faces his biggest challenge in US Open

David Ferrer and Nick Kyrgios

Chris Dutton It's the $20 million grand-slam mismatch at the US Open which could launch Nick Kyrgios to stardom and earn him a Davis Cup berth.

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Kyrgios delight at Ferrer draw

Australian junior tennis star Nick Kyrgios.

Chris Dutton Canberra teen declares clash with world No.4 David Ferrer is the ''best possible draw'' to make a mark at US Open.

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Kyrgios to use Davis Cup as spur at Open

The Age Sport
24th July 2013
Picture by Wayne Taylor
Tennis. Australian junior tennis stars Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis.

Chris Dutton Rising Canberra star Nick Kyrgios will use the lure of a Davis Cup berth as extra motivation to cause an upset at the US Open.

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Kyrgios wins praise from world No.4

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia reacts against David Ferrer of Spain during their first round men's singles match on Day One of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton World No.4 David Ferrer insists teenage sensation Nick Kyrgios can become a ''very great player''.

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Kyrgios puts up brave fight against fourth seed

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia reacts against David Ferrer of Spain during their first round men's singles match on Day One of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton A gallant Nick Kyrgios has been bundled out of the US Open after losing his opening round match to fourth seed David Ferrer 7-5, 6-3, 6-2 on Tuesday morning.

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Canberra kid on top of world in Paris

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09:  Andrew Harris (L) and Nick Kyrgios of Australia pose with the winners trophy after their boys doubles final against Adam Pavlasek and Vaclav Safranek of Czech Republic during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Canberra junior Nick Kyrgios has set his sights on conquering the world's most famous tennis tournament after breaking through for his first win at a grand slam on Saturday night.