Kyrgios upbeat to defeat Djokovic in upcoming WTL

Four teams in Dubai will compete in the World Tennis League

By Web Desk
November 26, 2022
Nick Kyrgios (L) is slated to face Felix Auger-Aliassime on the first day of the event— AFP

KARACHI: Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios, who will be representing The Eagles in the brand new World Tennis League, is upbeat and confident to beat Novak Djokovic's The Falcons.

From December 19 to December 24, four teams in Dubai will compete in the World Tennis League, featuring some of the best ATP and WTA players in the world. The World Tennis League, a brand-new competition, will take place over the course of six days at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai.

On the first day, Kyrgios is slated to face Felix Auger-Aliassime. Then, in their match against The Falcons, he will face Novak Djokovic, and on the last day of the round-robin round, Kyrgios will face Alexander Zverev of The Hawks.

Talking ahead of the event, the Aussie shared a video on Instagram and said: "I cannot wait to be part of the WTL. As you all know, I thrive and have so much fun in a team environment. I can't wait to meet my team and see what we can accomplish during that week.

"The team for me that has my eye is definitely Novak and The Falcons. I can't wait to come up against that team and I guarantee an Eagle win."

The Eagles team also consists of  Bianca Andreescu, Caroline Garcia, Rohan Bopanna and Andreas Seppi.