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The Australian asked for a partner on social media earlier in the week
Nick Kyrgios announced in his pre-tournament press conference on Saturday that he will compete in mixed doubles at Wimbledon with former WTA World No. 1 Venus Williams.
“The mixed doubles pair of the tournament!” Kyrgios exclaimed after making the announcement.
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The Australian on Tuesday took to social media to seek a partner for The Championships, tweeting “MIXED DUBS WIMBY????”
MIXED DUBS WIMBY???? ???
— Nicholas Kyrgios (@NickKyrgios) June 22, 2021
Kyrgios has found his match. Williams is a two-time mixed doubles winner at Grand Slams, triumphing at the Australian Open and Roland Garros in 1998.
Kyrgios has played mixed doubles before, most recently with Amanda Anisimova at last year’s Australian Open and Desirae Krawczyk at Wimbledon in 2019.
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