Nick Kyrgios plaas die eerste stel ineenstorting agter hom om die Britse wêreld nr 219 Paul Jubb in a five set-thriller in their first round clash at Wimbledon
The 27-year-old Australian was forced into a five-set match by Jubb in the first round clash on court three and it looked worrying after his first set meltdown.
The British number eight threatened to produce a surprise result when he reeled off the opening set in 23 minute, while his eccentric opponent hinted at implosion when he blasted a tennis ball out of Court Three.
Nick Kyrgios progressed into the second round at Wimbledon with a victory over Paul Jubb
The 27-year-old Australian was forced into a five-set match by the British world No. 219
Kyrgios had reached the semi-finals in Stuttgart and Halle in the build-up to SW19 and regained his composure to enough of an extent to fight back and move within a whisker of round two.
But Jubb kept his cool to take a fourth set tie-breaker and force a decider where despite the best efforts of the world number 219, it was the Australian who prevailed in no large part thanks to 30 aces.
It took a mixture of big-serving and an array of glorious winners to send Kyrgios through after three hours and five minutes, with a sprinkle of trademark chatter with line judges and spectators thrown in for good measure.
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The British number eight threatened to produce a surprise result with an opening set victory