Nick Kyrgios receives praise from all corners after ousting Nadal from Wimbledon

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Jul 02, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau/ Suyash Srivastava

London: It was a big day in tennis history as Australian teen sensation Nick Kyrgios stunned Rafael Nadal in the fourth round of Wimbledon 2014, with a 7-6, 5-7, 7-6, 6-3 win.

Kyrgios`s victory was watched by celebrities from different sports, who hailed his phenomenal play, through micro-blogging site Twitter.

Australian team legend Shane Warne was one of the first to hail his compatriot after he had taken a one-set lead against Nadal.

Glenn Maxwell, Steven Smith and Chris Lynn, three of Australia`s young cricketers too lauded Kyrgios`s effort.

Tim Cahill – the Australian football star who made headlines for his skills in the FIFA World Cup 2014, also praised the 19-year-old.

While renowned Australian cricketers wished Kyrgios, stylish Indian right-hander Virat Kohli, who is also a big football fan, too expressed his views on Twitter.

Prior to his win against Nadal, Kyrgios had defeated one famous player in Richard Gasquet. But his win against Nadal is a huge highlilght on his CV, and Australia would now expect Grand Slam titles from him in the years to come.