Nick Kyrgios Withdraws From Australian Open Due to Knee Injury

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By Madison Williams The Aussie player won’t be able to defend his 2022 doubles title at the Grand Slam tournament. Nick Kyrgios will not be able to defend his Australian Open doubles title after withdrawing from the Grand Slam tournament on Monday due to a knee injury. The Australian player has a small tear and a cyst in his lateral meniscus and will have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, which should put him out of action for about three to four weeks. “I’m devastated. It’s brutal,” Kyrgios said. “This is my home tournament, and obviously winning the tournament in doubles [last year] and…

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