Kyrgios ready to tackle Wimbledon

2016-06-22 15:37
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Nick Kyrgios (Getty Images)
Cape Town - Australian Nick Kyrgios believes he is ready to take on the grass of Wimbledon despite being blasted out of the Aegon Championship in Queens in the first round.

The world number 18 went down to the big serving, Milos Raonic, despite claiming the first set in a tie-breaker.

The man who has garnered a reputation for being a 'bad boy' will now head to the Boodles Grass Exhibition at Stoke Park, joining the likes of Novak Djokovic, and Juan Martin del Potro looking to get into the swing of playing on grass again.

Kyrgios told the wimbledon.com: "I'm playing couple of exhibitions later in the week to get my groove obviously."

The Australian will be looking to improve on his 2014 quarterfinal appearance at Wimbledon, and believes his ability to adjust to different surfaces, and play aggressively make him a threat in any tournament: "For me I think it's quite easy, I think my game sort of suits all surfaces.

"I'm pretty aggressive, I look to you know hold up in the court, so you know I think grass is always a surface I feel comfortable on."

The 21-year-old rates Wimbledon as the best place to play tennis, saying: "I think it's the best venue in the world but hands down and I've always enjoyed coming here (Wimbledon) and I enjoyed playing on this surface... Obviously these courts are best in the world."

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