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Kyrgios, teenager who beat Nadal at Wimbledon, pulls out of next week's Newport tournament

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LONDON — The Australian teenager who beat Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, Nick Kyrgios, says he is pulling out of next week's grass-court Hall of Fame Championships at Newport, Rhode Island.

PHOTO: Nick Kyrgios of Australia returns during the men's singles quarterfinal match against Milos Raonic of Canada at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Nick Kyrgios of Australia returns during the men's singles quarterfinal match against Milos Raonic of Canada at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Kyrgios (pronounced KEE-ree-os) posted on Twitter on Friday: "Unfortunately due to a hip issue & tiredness I am not playing in @TennisHalloFame in Newport but thanks for the WC offer guys & good luck!"

The 19-year-old Kyrgios, currently No. 144, became the lowest-ranked man in 22 years to beat the men's No. 1 at a Grand Slam tournament by eliminating Nadal 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3 in the fourth round Tuesday at the All England Club. Kyrgios then lost in the Wimbledon quarterfinals to No. 8 Milos Raonic on Wednesday.

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