Nick Kyrgios is a Tottenham fan who once warmed up at Wimbledon with their shirt

Wimbledon finalist Nick Kyrgios is a die-hard Tottenham – and he once rocked up to SW19 wearing a Spurs shirt.

Kyrgios has made his first Wimbledon final after Rafael Nadal was forced to pull out of their semi-final due to injury. The Australian will now face a tricky challenge in the final from multiple Grand Slam winning star Novak Djokovic.

But the avid football fan may have half an eye on Spurs' transfers in the build-up to the showpiece. Although he only eyes for a professional career in tennis, Kyrgios has spoken about his love for the beautiful game, and in particular Spurs.

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In 2014, the Wimbledon finalist said: "Whenever Spurs are playing, I try to watch them, even with the time difference in Australia. The last match I watched was about 2 am in the morning."

And the following year he was invited to take a tour of Spurs' training facilities. He said: "It was awesome seeing the players and the training facility – I've never seen anything like it before."

Kyrgios isn't the only famous face in the world of tennis who supports Spurs, Emma Raducanu has also warmed up wearing lilywhite.

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Football and tennis aren't the only two sports the Australian loves, and his favourite sport is arguably basketball.

"Everything in my brain always goes back to basketball. Everything is a basketball analogy. I’ll sit around with my mates and try to match people on tour with their NBA counterpart,” Kyrgios once quipped.

"Roger Federer? Oh, he’s Ray Allen, bro. So professional, day in, day out. He just gets the job done. He’s a Ray Allen for sure. You can banter about that stuff for ages.

"What I love about playing hoops is the team aspect. You look at a team like the [Golden State] Warriors, and their passing and chemistry are so incredible. It’s a different kind of sport. I just love it."


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