Becker predicts greatness for Kyrgios

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Nick Kyrgios celebrates a winning point at Australian Open 2016; Getty Images

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?”

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