Australian Open: Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis win men’s doubles title

Australian special Ks, Kyrgios and Kokkinakis won the title of men’s doubles by beating compatriots Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell at Australian Open on Saturday on Rod Laver Arena.

In Australian Open, the Australian Boys Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi who named as Special Ks. Won the men’s doubles title beating compatriots Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell. Which was held at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday.

The pair had to come in for a lot of criticism especially Nick Kyrgios. Because of their antics, during the time of their run to the final.


The Special Ks have been sharing their special bond friendship since they were nine years old. They nicknamed the “special Ks” as junior. The duo was seen as too strong in a fight of unseeded pairs. Which made their winning by 7-6, 6-4 within the 1hr 35min.

The dynamic duo made their opponents involved with in altercations. They entertained the crowed, had whipped up their boorish home fans into a frenzy. As well as argued with the Umpires and also made obscene gestures with including the smashed racquets.

In the professional era, they are the first wildcard team, who win the title of Australian Open men’s doubles.

At the time of trophy presentation Kokkinakis said Kyrgios: “Nick, I love you brother”. He further added they didn’t expect to come close to this. He also mentioned the crowd and said it was unbelievable all week with the help of them (the crowd).