Tennis pro very close to relatives in Shah Alam, says mum

Snapshot: The Kyrgios family - (from left) father George, Norlaila, Nick, brother Christos and sister Halimah - at the 2013 Newcombe Medal ceremony in Melbourne, Australia, when Nick received the Junior Athlete Of The Year award.

PETALING JAYA: Despite being born in Australia, Greek-Malaysian tennis ace Nick Hilmy Kyrgios has maintained strong ties with his mother’s family in Shah Alam.

“Nick is very close to his Malaysian family, whom he has visited many times. He even played tennis at Cameron Highlands the last time we were in Malaysia!” his mother Norlaila Kyrgios, who was born in Gombak, told The Star.

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