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Who is Cristian Garin? Everything you need to know about Nick Kyrgios' Wimbledon 2022 opponent

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Nick Kyrgios' rollercoaster Wimbledon 2022 ride will continue on Wednesday afternoon as he goes in search of a first-ever Grand Slam semi-final appearance.

The controversial Aussie overcame an early scare against American prospect Brandon Nakashima having already beaten Stefanos Tsitsipas in an intense and feisty encounter last week.

Standing between Kyrgios and a first-ever Grand Slam semi-final is Chile's Cristian Garin, who has been one of the surprise packages of the tournament heading into the quarter-finals.

Here is everything you need to know about Garin ahead of Wednesday's matchup.

Who is Cristian Garin?

World No.43 Cristian Garin has been one of the major breakout stars of the Wimbledon 2022 Championships, making a career-best Grand Slam appearance when he takes on Kyrgios on Wednesday afternoon.

The 26-year-old would become the first Chilean player in Wimbledon history to reach the semi-finals should he spring an upset on Wednesday.

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Straight-set victories over Elias Ymer and Hugo Grenier saw Garin advance to the third round of the Men's Singles, where he has since beaten seeded players Jenson Brooksby and Alex de Minaur to secure his place in the quarter-finals.

Where to watch Cristian Garin vs Nick Krygios

British tennis fans will be able to watch Cristian Garin vs Nick Krygios live on BBC Sports channels. Wimbledon 2022 games will be available on the BBC Red Button throughout the day.

Those with a TV license will be able to stream the game on the go through the BBC iPlayer app.

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