Australian talent Nick Kyrgios has said he has battled depression while on tour.This surprised me a lot as I thought he oozes confidence on the court. In an interview with the Sunday Telegraph, he said he began seeing a psychologist as far back as 2018. An incident at the Shanghai Masters in September 2019 saw him receive a suspended 16 week ban and a USD25 000 fine for what the organizers termed “aggregated behavior”. He certainly is not one to remain non-vocal on the court. This is not the first time he received such a fine. He says he felt pressure to win matches and was afraid of letting people down.
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