"Everyone's different" - Kyrgios on what separates him from players like Tsitsipas and Auger-Aliassime

Nick Kyrgios has been touted to be one of the most talented tennis players of his generation, with his temperament on court and lack of drive off it often seen as factors that prevent him from reaching his full potential.

The Aussie has taken time off to recover from an injury, launching a podcast titled "No Boundaries" with his friends during his free time. In the latest episode, Kyrgios talked about his colleagues on the ATP tour, admitting that there are other players who are more dedicated and committed to the sport than himself.

“I wouldn’t say I respect them more. I just think that everyone’s different," said Kyrgios. "For instance, Stefanos Tsitsipas would do everything and dedicate his life to playing at the slams. Like diet-wise, he’s doing yoga, stretching, gymming. I may not be doing that but I wouldn’t say I respect him more just because he does that. Everyone’s different.”

Kyrgios also brought up an instance with Felix Auger-Aliassime, recalling the Canadian's dedication during an incident that occurred at the Laver Cup.

"For instance, Felix Auger Aliassime is my teammate on the bench and we’re watching Rublev and Schwartzman play," added the 26-year old. "I’m just sitting on the bench recovering, wearing a hat on, just out of it. Felix is like on his phone recording points. I’m like this guy is f****d up. I respect the f*** out of that, like he’s going to do amazing things because of that but I’m like to what extent?!”

Kyrgios mentioned that thousands of people keep trying to tell him everyday how to train or how to hit a forehand. However, the Australian stated he feels he is in a good place in his life, and going above and beyond for his profession isn’t for him.

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