Kyrgios rides an epic storm to reach second week in Melbourne

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Nick Kyrgios lost his temper and blew a two-set lead but still managed to win a five-set thriller to storm into the fourth round of the Australian Open with a 10-8 victory over Karen Khachanov in the super tiebreaker on Saturday.

The 24-year-old Australian raged at the umpire, raged at himself and raged at his box but ultimately prevailed 6-2 7-6(5) 6-7(6) 6-7(7) 7-6(8) in the longest match of his career to set up a last-16 date with 19-times Grand Slam champion Rafa Nadal.

Russian 16th seed Khachanov played a full part in the four-hour, 26-minute...


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Kyrgios rides an epic storm to reach second week in Melbourne


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