Nick Kirios trained in a t-shirt in memory of Bryant, but before the match took it off.

Australian tennis player Nick Kirios honored the memory of the deceased basketball player Kobe Bryant.

In the match of 1/8 final of the Australian Open against Rafael Nadal Kirios came in t-shirt with the name of NBA legends and figure 8 – the number under which he played in the League from 1996 to 2006.

Goosebumps!@NickKyrgios & @RafaelNadal take a stroll down the ‘Walk of Champions’ which will lead them to tonight’s battle ground: @RodLaverArena. #AO2020 | #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/S38azQSFha

— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 27, 2020

Tennis player donned a t-shirt on top of the game form, held in her warm-up, then took off before the match.

Recall that Kobe Bryant killed in the crash of a helicopter, which flew along with her daughter. Except them onboard there were 7 people, none of them survived. The crash occurred on January 26 in California.

Sports world expressed their condolences in connection with death of legendary NBA player.

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