Serbia's Novak Djokovic rests during the match against Australia's Nick Kyrgios. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Australian bad boy Nick Kyrgios shocked Novak Djokovic in straight sets at the Mexico Open, dealing a major blow to the world No. 2's hopes of regaining his mantle of invincibility. The 21-year-old Kyrgios overpowered Djokovic with 25 aces in the 7-6 (9), 7-5 triumph as the Serb sought to rebuild confidence after his shattering second round defeat at the Australian Open in January.Djokovic fell in the Australian Open to Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin, then did not play again until this week.The world No. 17 Kyrgios delivered another giant killer performance as he also beat Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in their first ATP tour level meetings.He is the youngest player to record victories over the tennis Big Five – Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka – and is now 11-17 against top 10 players.
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