Nick Kyrgios's player box has been full throughout these Championships. But one person in particular was absent: his mother Nill.
Because of poor health, Nill has been unable to travel to Wimbledon for what will be the biggest moment of her son's career so far. Even when he is on home soil though, she cannot bring herself to watch. The Kyrgios rollercoaster is too much for her to handle.
“I haven’t watched him play for a while, actually," Nill Kyrgios told the Sydney Morning Herald this week. "I can’t expose myself to that anxiety. I go into a really strange panic.