Becker predicts big things for Aussie men
In a wide-ranging interview, German great Boris Becker has tipped Nick Kyrgios to win a Grand Slam and Bernard Tomic to reach the world's top 10.
German legend Boris Becker has predicted big things for Aussie duo Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic.
In a wide-ranging interview with The Herald Sun, Becker said he felt Kyrgios was a future Grand Slam champion and that Bernard Tomic would crack the top 10 “any time soon”.
Becker believed Kyrgios was the most gifted player among a group of young talents emerging in the men’s game.
“He is a future champion,” Becker said. “I watch him very closely. If you play him in a tournament, he’s a tough competitor. He is not someone who is beaten easily.
“He’s got a big game, a big serve, he loves the big stage. I think he’s got maturity problems, but he’s 20. You know, what do you expect?”
Read the full feature at heraldsun.com.au.