Kyrgios goes the distance to avoid upset in Wimbledon opener
Nick Kyrgios outlasted British wild-card entry Paul Jubb in five sets to advance to the second round at Wimbledon.
The 27-year-old Australian won 3-6, 6-1, 7-5, 6-7 (3), 7-5 against his 219th-ranked opponent.
Kyrgios, ranked 40th, broke Jubb in the sixth game of the deciding set to go ahead 4-2. He broke again with Jubb serving to try to stay in the match.
The 22-year-old Jubb lost in the first round at Wimbledon in 2019 in his only other Grand Slam appearance.