The primary episode of Netflix’s tennis docuseries, Break Point, focuses on the singular Nick Kyrgios. The 27-year-old Australian participant, extensively referred to as the “unhealthy boy of tennis,” has defeated the Massive Three (Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Novak Djokvoic) throughout his profession, and had a profitable 2022 season, which included successful the Australian Open doubles match and making it to the finals of Wimbledon (in a match watched by Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Prince George).
The episode, whereas it focuses on Kyrgios’s run at his dwelling Grand Slam, additionally paperwork his burgeoning relationship with Costeen Hatzipourganis, who additionally goes by Costeen Hatzi on Instagram (@costeenhatzi).
Earlier than relationship Hatzipourganis, Kyrgios was linked to fellow Australian participant, Ajla Tomljanović (who additionally options in Break Level), Russian tennis participant Anna Kalinskaya, and Australian influencer Chiara Passari. In summer season 2022, Passari accused Kyrgios of assault referring to an incident throughout their relationship. The case is anticipated to return to court docket this February; his legal professionals requested a dismissal on psychological well being grounds.
This is every part you want to find out about Nick Krygios’s relationship together with his girlfriend, influencer Costeen Hatzi.
They began relationship on the finish of 2021.
“We have been collectively about two and a half months,” Hatzi says throughout one in all her interviews in episode one, which filmed across the Australian Open in January 2022. “We met on-line, and we have been hanging out daily since. He is not as loopy as everybody thinks he’s. I by no means actually watched a tennis sport in my life—so that is all new for me!”
The 2 stepped out collectively for the primary time in December 2021, attending a NBL sport (Australia’s NBA equal) in Sydney. On December 4, 2022, Kyrgios posted “a 12 months since we met and every part turned higher.” Reportedly, Kyrgios slid into Hatzi’s DMs.
Kyrgios first appeared on Hatzi’s Instagram on January 2, 2022—Instagram official with a mirror selfie and the caption studying, “Not a nasty approach to begin 2022 🤎”
A 12 months later, to have fun 2023, Kyrgios writes on Instagram, “one of the best factor about 2022 was fairly apparent” sharing a selfie of himself and Hatzi.
Hatzi turned a continuing presence in Kyrgios’s participant’s field through the 2022 season.
Beginning on the Australian Open, Hatzi turns into a fixture at Kyrgios’s matches. Quickly, she begins touring on the tour with Kyrgios, and documenting her travels on her rising Instagram profile.
On Hatzi’s birthday on Might 15, Kyrgios writes on Instagram, “My lovely Costeen, essentially the most wonderful particular person I’ve ever met. You’ve been the most important blessing in my life and I’m so extremely grateful that I get to name you my finest good friend. It doesn’t matter what we do, I at all times get excited as a result of I do know that we’re going to make each little second fulfilling. There’s nothing I really like greater than with the ability to make you giggle and seeing that incredible smile of yours. I’m so extremely happy with how far we now have come, and now to say we now have a house collectively. I can’t look forward to all our adventures, massive or small, or all over the world. I really like you coz, im so excited to spend my days with you..glad birthday queen.”
Kyrgios will get a “Costeen” tattoo in April 2022.
He acquired “Costeen” in script on his left thigh 5 months into their relationship. (You possibly can see a picture here.)
An Instagram story Kyrgios posted in Might sparked rumors of an engagement, with an image of them hugging and a diamond ring emoji and a white coronary heart emoji. Nevertheless, neither have commented publicly on an engagement.
Kyrgios credited Hatzi together with his tennis success in 2022.
“I am making an attempt to work onerous daily, I am simply making an attempt to make each apply session rely. Attending to sleep — I might in all probability be out each evening, earlier than. Now, I’ve acquired an amazing girlfriend, she helps me,” Kyrgios mentioned on court docket following a U.S. Open win. “And my workforce! I’ve acquired my physio with me, as nicely. It’s all my workforce. I’m simply actually glad and hopefully I can preserve it going. I’m simply working actually onerous.”
And, she’s the rationale he is planning to play the French Open in 2023. (He hasn’t performed Roland Garros since 2017). “Sure, I’m taking part in the French Open, my girlfriend desires to see Paris, so why not?” Kyrgios said at on the Diriyah Tennis Cup on the finish of 2022. “Choose up some extra money [in Paris] … Normally at the moment of 12 months, I like spending time at dwelling.”
They’ve plans for the longer term.
“She has managed to navigate by means of a number of BS and continues to like me for me. However I’ve her again and solely wish to present and share my time remaining together with her,” Kyrgios wrote throughout an Instagram Q&A in November.
In one other story throughout that very same Q&A, he wrote of his future, “I need a fantastic relationship with this one,” over a picture of himself and Hatzi. “An enormous household. A profitable tennis profession that is ready to take care of my household. And provides my children alternative and freedom. Lastly, be capable of encourage tens of millions of children to consider.”
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