'It's a circus!' - Nick Kyrgios sends fans wild with underarm-tweener serve and showboats at Australian Open
Up 40-0 in his opening service game, Nick Kyrgios pulled off a truly audacious underarm-tweener serve (yes, that now exists as a thing) to stun Britain's Liam Broady, who could only plant a feeble return into the net. The crowd roared as the home favourite soaked up the response to his remarkable serve as he closed out the service game in style to consolidate his early break.
'It's a circus!' - Kyrgios wins point with unbelievable underarm-tweener serve
Nick Kyrgios somehow pulled off an underarm-tweener serve in what was an extraordinary array of showboats during his Australian Open first-round match.
The mercurial Australian was at his entertaining best in front of a boisterous and thirsty crowd on John Cain Arena as he faced Britain's Liam Broady, and it did not take long for the "circus" to begin.
After walking out to huge roars and shouting "I'm back!" following his first winning game, it was clear that Kyrgios was in the mood for some of the showboating that he is known for.
"I feel quite embarrassed as an Australian athlete that's seen what this guy has done for us and the sport," Kyrgios said on Instagram.
”I just don't think it's right how we're handling it. But the media loves to do that, loves to divide and I don't want this to take away from any of the great results all the other Australians are having."
'Are you alright?' - Kyrgios checks on ball kid after hitting him with huge serve
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