Andy Murray stunned by Nick Kyrgios at Hopman Cup

Nick Kyrgios recorded his first victory over Andy Murray as he peppered the world number two en route to a 6-4 7-6(5) victory at the Hopman Cup.
The 20-year-old had lost their previous four encounters, but refused to wilt in the big points as he recorded a morale-boosting victory ahead of the Australian Open.
“I did promise a few of my friends that next time I played Murray I would beat him, and there you go,” Kyrgios said at a court-side interview after his win.
“I’ve improved a lot,” added the controversial world number 30.
“I’ve put in a lot of work in the off season. It’s my favourite time of the year by far.”
Heather Watson must beat Daria Gavrilova to keep Great Britain alive against Australia Green. Murray and Watson won a mixed doubles decider to beat France in their opening match.
There was betted news for another British player, Naomi Broady, who beat Jelena Ostapenko to make the quarter-finals of the ASB Classic in Auckland.
It was a bad-tempered match, however: Broady got into a huge argument with her opponent and the umpire as Ostapenko appeared to throw her racquet at a ball boy.
“I think it was quite clear that she threw her racket and it hit a ball kid, which should be straight disqualified,” Broady said later.
“I think on the replay it’s quite clear it didn’t slip from her hand.”
Murray took to Twitter to congratulate Broady; however, he did not make any comment on his own performance on Wednesday

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