Nick Kyrgios blames ‘sexual frustration’ for tennis struggles

Being away from a big different early into his tennis career affected Nick Kyrgios in a really particular approach.

Speaking lately on his “No Boundaries” podcast, the Australian tennis star defined how his “sexual frustration” performed a job in his athletic efficiency.

“With my first girlfriend, I was away from her for six months at a time,” Kyrgios mentioned, according to

“When you’re trying to perform at the highest level, you start missing someone like emotionally, physically and it becomes a sexual frustration.”

Kyrgios, whose former flames embody Russia’s Anna Kalinskaya and Croatian-Australian tennis participant Ajla Tomljanović, additional detailed that spending a big period of time away from a cherished one can influence “your work, your mood, everything.”

Chiara Passari and Nick Kyrgios

“I’m on court and I can’t play because I’m a bit horny, if you know what I mean,” he mentioned.

Krygios was as soon as ranked as excessive as No. 13 world in 2016, however has plummeted to 91 this year. Kyrgios, identified for his frequent on-court outbursts, has hinted at retirement in latest interviews.

Although Kyrgios didn’t specify his woman in ready on the time, the 26-year-old — who was most lately linked to Chiara Passari — mentioned he was “the moodiest motherf—ker when [he] was away from [his] missus for that long.”

Kyrgios and Passari had been concerned in an incident final month wherein the police had been concerned, although “no offenses were disclosed.” Passari seemingly posted a photograph on Instagram of Kyrgios in mattress with one other lady, sparking an argument between the 2.

In addition to his love life, Kyrgios mentioned that point other than his household additionally soured some relations.

Nick Kyrgios was beforehand linked to Russian tennis professional Anna Kalinskaya

“My relationship with my family wasn’t great a few years ago because I was always away and didn’t have my family around me,” Kyrgios mentioned.

He later added, “I pushed everyone who was close to me away and I fell out with people and that’s something I’d never want again.”

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