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Nick Kyrgios has revealed that fans have privately asked him for help and sent shocking images of their own battles with depression and suicide after the Aussie opened up on his own struggles last year.

Kyrgios revealed the depth of his depression and self harm in the Netflix documentary Break Point, Now, he has revealed the flow-on effects that came from those admissions on Piers Morgan Uncensored 

Morgan praised Kyrgios for his courage in putting his own struggles in the public arena. The Aussie star then revealed the impacts that had, with desperate fans turning to his Instagram inbox seeking help and advice to get through their battles.

'When I watch those clips that you just played I feel really emotional but at the same time inside I feel a lot better than I used to feel about that,' he said.

'I've helped so many people after I opened up about it and put on social media and obviously the Netflix documentary highlighted a lot more of it.

'I've almost been a beacon for people who are struggling.

'when they feel like they're overwhelmed and they're going towards you know drinking and drugs and stuff.'

Kyrgios admits his life was spiralling out of control in 2018, pictured smashing a racket in a match against Alexander Zverev

Kyrgios admits his life was spiralling out of control in 2018, pictured smashing a racket in a match against Alexander Zverev

Kyrgios credits his partner Costeen Hatzi, his family and the intervention of Andy Murray for helping with his recovery

Kyrgios credits his partner Costeen Hatzi, his family and the intervention of Andy Murray for helping with his recovery

Kyrgios said people were able to see how he overcame the darkest period of his life and felt that he was relatable, sending him their own stories and asking for help.

'They open up and they feel like I am relatable,' he said.

'People come to me with genuine issues and they send me photos in my Instagram DMs of them, you know, know self harming and and genuinely wanting to commit suicide.

'I have conversations with these people sometimes, you know, I've had phone calls with these people.  

Kyrgios also publicly thanked Andy Murray after he supported the Australian tennis star during a dark period in which he contemplated suicide. 

In a heart-wrenching interview, Kyrgios revealed that he endured two years of 'complete harm', waking up hating himself

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