Nick Kyrgios said that the US Open first-round victory against Thanasi Kokkinakis was the most difficult and

uncomfortable game of his career, as he won in straight sets to advance to the second round at Flushing Meadows.

The doubles team and their great teammates were forced to face each other for the first time in the late hours of Monday evening.

Kyrgios and Kokkinakis soared to stardom in doubles during The Australian Open earlier this year through winning the event.

The first time they met as a pair The former was thought to be a huge favorite against world number 70.

Kyrgios was not slow in taking down Kokkinakis by a slick 7-6, 6-3 victory to get his tournament going, though Kyrgios later admitted that his mental battle was not straightforward.

We both watched the draw it was an absolute nightmare, actually. There are probably two players -

Nick Kyrgios in awkward circumstance

or three players after I've finished my tennis career, I'm likely keep in touch with until the day I pass away honestly.