Nick Kyrgios’s U.S. Open Run Ends One Match After Beating the Top Seed

For the third consecutive day, one of the top-seeded men or a heavy favorite

In a match that began Tuesday night

ended in the small hours Wednesday morning

Nick Kyrgios lost to Karen Khachanov of Russia in five sets

the hardest hitters in the game

also two players whose minds have often gotten in the way

 so many predicted for them when they were teenagers