Injured Nick Kyrgios Out of Hopman Cup

Updated: 01 January 2015 17:17 IST

The teenager, who knocked out Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, will be replaced by Matthew Ebden.

Injured Nick Kyrgios Out of Hopman Cup
A file photo of Nick Kyrgios. © AFP

Perth:

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has been forced to withdraw from the Hopman Cup, starting from January 4, because of a back injury.

The teenager, who knocked out Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, will be replaced by Matthew Ebden.

Hopman Cup organisers tweeted Thursday: "Nick Kyrgios has been forced to withdraw from HopmanCup due to a back injury. We welcome WA's own @MattEbden to replace him."

Kyrgios tweeted: "I'm gutted to miss the Hopman Cup."

Topics : Nick Kyrgios Tennis
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