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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.


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.


Nick Kyrgios confident he can go five sets

Chris Dutton, David Polkinghorne Davis Cup rookie Nick Kyrgios insists he has the stamina to play five-set tennis.


Velocity to stake claims for Fed Cup spot

Chris Dutton The Canberra Velocity are adamant they can show they are capable of playing Federation Cup in coming years.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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.


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.