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Nick Kyrgios is on cloud nine after winning his first Grand Slam doubles title at the Australian Open with his childhood friend Thanasi Kokkinakis.

And the tennis bad boy, 26, celebrated the fairytale victory on Sunday by taking his glamorous girlfriend Costeen Hatzi, 21, out to dinner in Sydney.

The couple, who have been dating for about two months, were spotted at Mr. Wong, which is considered one of the city’s trendier restaurants. 

Celebrating: Nick Kyrgios (left) celebrated his Australian Open win by going out for dinner in Sydney on Sunday night accompanied by his glamorous girlfriend Costeen Hatzi (right)

Celebrating: Nick Kyrgios (left) celebrated his Australian Open win by going out for dinner in Sydney on Sunday night accompanied by his glamorous girlfriend Costeen Hatzi (right)

Celebrating: Nick Kyrgios (left) celebrated his Australian Open win by going out for dinner in Sydney on Sunday night accompanied by his glamorous girlfriend Costeen Hatzi (right)

The loved-up duo were seen packing on the PDA at the restaurant, with Costeen tenderly touching her boyfriend’s face at one stage. 

After paying the bill, the pair stepped into a bright green sports car. 

Kyrgios looked like a rapper in an oversized pink T-shirt and black pants, which he teamed with Nike sneakers. 

Playing it cool: Kyrgios looked like a rapper in an oversized pink T-shirt and black pants, which he teamed with Nike sneakers

Playing it cool: Kyrgios looked like a rapper in an oversized pink T-shirt and black pants, which he teamed with Nike sneakers

Playing it cool: Kyrgios looked like a rapper in an oversized pink T-shirt and black pants, which he teamed with Nike sneakers

Costeen opted for a strapless white top and ripped jeans, and accessorised with stylish sneakers and a Dior saddlebag. 

Kyrgios and his doubles partner Thanasi Kokkinakis triumphed at the Australian Open, becoming the men’s doubles champions.

But their success was overshadowed slightly when Kyrgios later boasted of their match trouncing women’s champion Ash Barty in the television ratings. 

Romance: The couple, who have been dating for about two months, were spotted at Mr. Wong, which is considered one of the city's trendier restaurants

Romance: The couple, who have been dating for about two months, were spotted at Mr. Wong, which is considered one of the city's trendier restaurants

Romance: The couple, who have been dating for about two months, were spotted at Mr. Wong, which is considered one of the city’s trendier restaurants 

The former world No. 13 said his ‘ratings’ were higher than any other player – but his trademark braggadocio was perceived by some as a dig at Barty.

Responding to the backlash, Kyrgios wrote on Instagram: ‘F** you, media.’

‘Honestly, I said nothing disrespectful to @ashbarty I said that the crowd this year was amazing and I feel as if @the-kokk1 & I were a big part of that,’ he added.

Seeing red: A waiter was seen pouring red wine at the couple's table

Seeing red: A waiter was seen pouring red wine at the couple's table

Seeing red: A waiter was seen pouring red wine at the couple’s table

Affectionate: The loved-up duo were seen packing on the PDA at the restaurant

Affectionate: The loved-up duo were seen packing on the PDA at the restaurant

Loving: Costeen tenderly touched her boyfriend's face at one stage

Loving: Costeen tenderly touched her boyfriend's face at one stage

Affectionate: The loved-up duo were seen packing on the PDA at the restaurant, with Costeen tenderly touching her boyfriend’s face at one stage

Bottoms up! Kyrgios took a celebratory sip from his glass at the table

Bottoms up! Kyrgios took a celebratory sip from his glass at the table

Bottoms up! Kyrgios took a celebratory sip from his glass at the table

‘Ash’s father [Robert Barty] came to me and even said that. All I said was that when people watch me around the world the stadiums are full. I grew up with Ash and always knew her potential.’

During his post-match press conference, Kyrgios had said he believed he created the ‘best atmosphere this tournament has ever seen.’

He continued: ‘Ash’s father came to us and said the crowd was the best he’s ever seen. Obviously Ash is a hell of a player, but I think the ratings speak for themselves.

On cloud nine: Kyrgios and his doubles partner Thanasi Kokkinakis triumphed at the Australian Open, becoming the men’s doubles champions

On cloud nine: Kyrgios and his doubles partner Thanasi Kokkinakis triumphed at the Australian Open, becoming the men’s doubles champions

On cloud nine: Kyrgios and his doubles partner Thanasi Kokkinakis triumphed at the Australian Open, becoming the men’s doubles champions 

Glam slam: Costeen opted for a strapless white top and ripped jeans

Glam slam: Costeen opted for a strapless white top and ripped jeans

Pricey: She accessorised with stylish sneakers and a Dior saddlebag

Pricey: She accessorised with stylish sneakers and a Dior saddlebag

Glam slam: Costeen opted for a strapless white top and ripped jeans, and accessorised with stylish sneakers and a Dior saddlebag

‘People watch my matches. Everywhere I play around the world the stadiums are full for that reason.

‘So I don’t think those people that are screaming out before points, that’s got nothing to do with us.

‘But there’s a reason why the ratings are the way they are and people are glued to the TV when we play. It speaks for itself really.’

Numbers game: Kyrgios' success was overshadowed slightly when he later boasted of his match trouncing women's champion Ash Barty in the television ratings

Numbers game: Kyrgios' success was overshadowed slightly when he later boasted of his match trouncing women's champion Ash Barty in the television ratings

Numbers game: Kyrgios’ success was overshadowed slightly when he later boasted of his match trouncing women’s champion Ash Barty in the television ratings

Happy: The couple smiled and laughed after Kyrgios' impressive win on the court

Happy: The couple smiled and laughed after Kyrgios' impressive win on the court

Happy: The couple smiled and laughed after Kyrgios’ impressive win on the court

She only has eyes for him! Costeen gazed at Nick adoringly at the table

She only has eyes for him! Costeen gazed at Nick adoringly at the table

She only has eyes for him! Costeen gazed at Nick adoringly at the table

His comments sparked backlash from some tennis commentators.

Speaking on ABC Offsiders, English tennis commentator Catherine Whitaker said Kyrgios’ comment was ‘pretty extraordinary actually’. 

‘My jaw dropped when I read those quotes and I thought it might have been one of those where the quote is written down and it looks a bit worse than when you see the clip, sometimes that can be the case with press conferences,’ she said.

‘But it’s not the case in this instance. I mean, on a night that was about Ash Barty, without question, to say that, it is pretty extraordinary.’ 

Divisive: Kyrgios' comments about the TV ratings sparked backlash from some tennis commentators; however, he later said he hadn't meant to disrespect the women's champion

Divisive: Kyrgios' comments about the TV ratings sparked backlash from some tennis commentators; however, he later said he hadn't meant to disrespect the women's champion

Divisive: Kyrgios’ comments about the TV ratings sparked backlash from some tennis commentators; however, he later said he hadn’t meant to disrespect the women’s champion

Offsiders host Kelly Underwood said it was ‘extremely disrespectful’ and called on Kyrgios to read the room.

Barty’s match was the most-watched women’s final since the current ratings system began keeping records in 1999.

It had a record peak audience of 4.2 million.

Kyrgios and Kokkinakis’ match – at the later and less TV-friendly timeslot – attracted a peak audience of 3.1 million, which was a record for a men’s doubles final.

Leaving in style: After paying the bill, the pair stepped into a bright green sports car

Leaving in style: After paying the bill, the pair stepped into a bright green sports car

Leaving in style: After paying the bill, the pair stepped into a bright green sports car

Source: DailyMail

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