Nick Kyrgios: Bernard Tomic has lost his way

Nick Kyrgios: Bernard Tomic has lost his way

Nick Kyrgios: Bernard Tomic has lost his way

Writing on www.playersvoice.com, Kyrgios said he yearns to lead a "normal life".

"To take home the trophy would be probably a dream come true for me". It kept me away from her.

DOUBLES specialist John Peers could prove to be the key for Australia in this weekend's Davis Cup semi-final against Belgium.

After a pause of five months, Davis Cup competition resumes at the semi-final stage today, with Australia travelling to Belgium, while depleted France host Serbia in Lille.

The world No.80 edged Lucas Pouille, ranked 58 places higher, 6-1 3-6 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (7-5) in the first rubber of the tie also being played on clay.

Nick Kyrgios fired shots at fellow Australian Bernard Tomic, saying that his former Davis Cup team mate has "lost his way" and "doesn't make sense".

Lajovic took victory on a fifth match point.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga saw off Davis Cup debutant Laslo Djere to level for favourites France, who are trying to win a first Davis Cup title since 2001.

John Millman practising ahead of his Davis Cup debut. France captain Yannick Noah was critical of his own performance. What he doesn't have, however, is good recent form, winning just three games in his opening round match at the U.S Open.

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Pakistan remain favorites to replace the losers in Asia/Oceania Group I, despite losing the doubles rubber to Thailand in the Group II promotion playoff yesterday.

John Millman will take some juice out of the underprepared David Goffin's legs on day one, and Nick Kyrgios will reap the rewards on Day 3 when he plays Goffin sealing the tie for Australia, three rubbers to one.

In the play-offs, where the winners will compete in the World Group next season, 2016 champions Argentina are 1-1 against Kazakhstan after US Open quarter-finalist Diego Schwartzman eased past Dimtri Popko 6-4, 6-2, 6-2.

Kyrgios fired 34 aces and 41 winners in the win lasting more than three-and-a-half hours. "I entered the tournament with a hip injury that, sooner rather than later, is going to require surgery", he said.

"He put me under real pressure and I had to dig in at times". It was tough out there and I managed to find my rhythm after the tiebreak.

Belgian's medical team have been working round the clock to ensure Goffin's presence after the Belgian star injured his left knee at the US Open.

"His knowledge of the doubles game is huge", he said. "We have full belief in that he can do the job for us".

Neither of the Belgians play a great deal of doubles but with Peers' regular Davis Cup partner Sam Groth not in the team, the Aussies will field a new-look doubles team.

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