Australian opinion is divided about Nick Kyrgios as the 19 year-old prepares to face former Wimbledon and US Open champion Andy Murray in a bid to become the first home semi-finalists at the year-opening Grand Slam since Lleyton Hewitt ten years ago.
The ITF announced today that it has renewed its sponsorship agreement with NEC Corporation as title sponsor of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters and as an Official Partner of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour through 2017.
Nick Kyrgios isn't the only unseeded player still alive at the Australian Open. Two others will be in action on Monday, with Gilles Muller and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez looking to continue their runs to the second week by pulling off fourth-round upsets. But there is bad news for both: they are going up against the two most recent champions of this event.