'I couldn't look at a tennis court', Kyrgios resets during layoff

  • Tennis
  • Saturday, 14 Nov 2020

FILE PHOTO: Australian Open - Fourth Round - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - January 27, 2020. Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts during his match against Spain's Rafael Nadal. REUTERS/Issei Kato

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios was already considering taking a year off from tennis before the COVID-19 pandemic and the shutdown of the sport provided him with the "perfect" opportunity for a reset.

The world number 45 last played a competitive match in early February in Acapulco after deciding to remain at home in Australia when the circuit resumed in Europe and North America.

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