Nick Kyrgios – Tennis
Local Canberra athlete, Nick Kyrgios is the highest ever ranked professional tennis player from Canberra and is currently the highest ranked player in Australia. He has won two professional titles, achieved his highest ranking of 15 in the world, won the Hopman Cup for Australia and led Australia back into the Davis Cup world group this year. Nick is one of the most prominent sports personalities in Australia and has a significant global profile given the international popularity of tennis and his current mantle as the cream of the crop of the next generation of international players. Nick continues to call Canberra his home and base for training, regularly training with local players while also attracting tennis greats like Lleyton Hewitt. He donates his time to play for Canberra, while also doing appearances for local community tennis clubs or donating signed memorabilia to local charities. In the last year Nick has also attributed to a significant increase in tennis membership and registered tennis players in Canberra.