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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Tennis

John Fitzgerald backs Nick Kyrgios to one day give Wimbledon ''a real shake''

Jon Tuxworth John Fitzgerald believes Nick Kyrgios has the game capable of one day giving Wimbledon ''a real shake''.

Tennis

Nick Kyrgios won't fear Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, says former Canberra pro Alun Jones

Nick Kyrgios at Wimbledon

Jon Tuxworth Ex-Canberra professional Alun Jones says Nick Kyrgios has the weapons to pull off a massive upset against Rafael Nadal.

Tennis

Canberra's Alex Nancarrow wins first professional title

Alex Nancarrow.

Jon Tuxworth A red-letter week for Canberra tennis just got a little better after Tennis ACT product Alex Nancarrow won her first professional singles title on Sunday night in Serbia.

Tennis

Nick Kyrgios through to Sarasota Open final

Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios is in the Sarasota Open final.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios' strong injury comeback has continued. 

Tennis

Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios continues hot streak

Kyrgios proved too strong for the No. 5 seed in a 6-3, 6-2 win, and will now take on Argentine Facundo Bagnis in the semi-finals.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra product Nick Kyrgios' resurgent return from injury has continued with a strong quarter final win over American Alex Kuznetsov in the Savannah Open in south Georgia on Saturday morning.

Tennis

Kyrgios misses Open chance

18TH SEPTEMBER- 2012 -SPORT -STORY CHRIS WILSON- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
FRONT- Nick Kyrgios, 17 of Watson and L-R Alun Jones and Todd Larkham coming out of retirement to play in the ACT Mens Tennis Team for Asia - Pacific Tennis League.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios will focus on winning his first individual junior grand slam title after his chances of an Australian Open debut evaporated in the senior qualifying tournament in...

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Coach urges Kyrgios to maintain the rage

Nick Kyrgios

Jon Tuxworth Nick Kyrgios' former coach has warned him not to curb his fiery on-court nature in Saturday's Australian Open boy's singles final.

Tennis

Kyrgios needs a single-minded attack: Larkham

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 03:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia plays a backhand during the Boys' Singles third round match against Hyeon Chung of Korea on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on July 3, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth He's won three grand slam junior doubles titles, but Todd Larkham believes Nick Kyrgios should give it up to chase a top 100 senior singles ranking by the end of the year.

Tennis

Canberra's Kyrgios 'in the mix' for Davis Cup

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 03:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia plays a forehand during the Boys' Singles third round match against Hyeon Chung of Korea on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on July 3, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth He was the team's orange boy last year, but Canberra's Nick Kyrgios is in line for a Davis Cup debut.