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Nick Kyrgios dismisses Wimbledon injury concerns, saying: 'I don't think anyone is feeling 100%'

Nick Kyrgios has issued an injury update after he needed courtside treatment on a shoulder injury at Wimbledon.
Nick Kyrgios receiving treatment for injury at Wimbledon

Nick Kyrgios has dispelled any injury fears after he needed the attention of the physio in his Wimbledon win over Brandon Nakashima.

The Australian appears to be taking the tournament very seriously this year and backing himself to win it.

It looked like he could have that chance taken from him at one point on Monday, though, as he was clearly feeling a shoulder injury that was disrupting his serve.

He required three visits from the physio to try and deal with it, but in the end he was able to move past it to fire himself into the quarterfinals.

"I woke up after Tsitsipas (in the last round) and had some shoulder pain," Kyrgios explained. "I've played so much tennis in the last month and a half, so I almost knew that it was time for my body to start feeling some niggles.

"I think that's normal. At this time in the event I don't think anyone is feeling 100%.

"Obviously Rafa, you see him dealing with something niggling all the time. I just don't think there's anyone feeling 100%.

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"It's just something I manage. Mentally I feel like I just deal with these things a lot better now.

"But mentally I stayed quite calm, you know, knowing I wasn't able to serve full out for the whole five sets.

"Obviously I had to take painkillers. As I said, I wasn't returning well for a period of time, then I just stuck to my guns in the fifth set.

"I felt like the level in the fifth set for me was raised whereas his level kind of went away a little bit."

Nick Kyrgios came into Wimbledon on the back of two semi-finals in Stuttgart and Halle, although he was forced to withdraw midway through Mallorca due to an abdominal injury.

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