Nick Kyrgios serves as inspiration for new Hollywood film ‘Challengers’


The Greek Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has been revealed to be the latest inspiration for a new Hollywood film directed by Luca Guadagnini.

The film, Challengers, features major movie stars including Zendaya, Mike Faist, and Joshua O’Connor. It is described as a romance-drama film, which focuses on the competitive world of tennis.

It is expected to hit cinemas on April 18. 

Challengers stars
The stars of the new Challengers film. Photo: Elle.

The Daily Telegraph reported that a character named Patrick was inspired by the Greek Australian tennis star.

“I love him, he is amazing,” O’Connor said about Kyrgios. 

“First of all, he is an astonishingly good tennis player but I also just love the character and the bravado. He is such a character, great to watch, great entertainment.”

Source: The Daily Telegraph.




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