Kokkinakis & Kyrgios Named Fans' Favourite Doubles Duo In 2022 ATP Awards

After a breakout season in which they won the Australian Open doubles title and debuted at the Nitto ATP Finals, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick Kyrgios have yet another reason to smile at the close of the year. The Australians have been voted as the Fans' Favourite doubles team in the 2022 ATP Awards.The popular pairing and longtime friends started the season with a bang on home soil, winning a first team title at the year's first Grand Slam. Each of their matches in Melbourne was played in a party atmosphere, and that theme continued as they enjoyed sustained success around the world.“Just wanted to say a massive thank you for voting us, me and Nick, as your fans’ favorite ATP Doubles Team of the Year,” said Kokkinakis. “It’s been a hell of a year, winning our first Grand Slam on home soil in Australia. Crazy atmosphere down there, the support we’ve gotten all year has been amazing. Thanks again and hopefully we can keep it rolling. We’ll see you all in January. Thank you!”Wow...Brother we did it❤️ ???????? pic.twitter.com/R1SOCbGF0G— Thanasi Kokkinakis (@TKokkinakis) January 30, 2022In addition to their Australian Open title, other standout results included a run to the Miami semis and a title triumph in Atlanta. Their results earned them a place in Turin for the Nitto ATP Finals, where they marked their first appearance with a round-robin win.“Me and Thanasi never thought we were going to be here at the [Nitto ATP Finals]," Kygrios said. "We always thought we could do some good things together, but to put a year [together] consistently like this — and we didn't even play, we played maybe six or seven events or something — the experience has been cool.”The singles stars have shown they belong with the game's best on the doubles court, and fans will be hoping they continue to light up the ATP Tour together in 2023.from Tennis - ATP World Tour https://ift.tt/vIRGhmA

After a breakout season in which they won the Australian Open doubles title and debuted at the Nitto ATP Finals, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick Kyrgios have yet another reason to smile at the close of the year. The Australians have been voted as the Fans' Favourite doubles team in the 2022 ATP Awards.

The popular pairing and longtime friends started the season with a bang on home soil, winning a first team title at the year's first Grand Slam. Each of their matches in Melbourne was played in a party atmosphere, and that theme continued as they enjoyed sustained success around the world.

“Just wanted to say a massive thank you for voting us, me and Nick, as your fans’ favorite ATP Doubles Team of the Year,” said Kokkinakis. “It’s been a hell of a year, winning our first Grand Slam on home soil in Australia. Crazy atmosphere down there, the support we’ve gotten all year has been amazing. Thanks again and hopefully we can keep it rolling. We’ll see you all in January. Thank you!”

In addition to their Australian Open title, other standout results included a run to the Miami semis and a title triumph in Atlanta. Their results earned them a place in Turin for the Nitto ATP Finals, where they marked their first appearance with a round-robin win.

“Me and Thanasi never thought we were going to be here at the [Nitto ATP Finals]," Kygrios said. "We always thought we could do some good things together, but to put a year [together] consistently like this — and we didn't even play, we played maybe six or seven events or something — the experience has been cool.”

The singles stars have shown they belong with the game's best on the doubles court, and fans will be hoping they continue to light up the ATP Tour together in 2023.



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