Nick Kyrgios excited by Rafael Nadal encounter

Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates during his Gentlemen's Singles second round match against Richard Gasquet of France on day four of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on June 26, 2014
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Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios claims that he is "overwhelmed with happiness" to be playing Rafael Nadal in round four of Wimbledon.

Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios has claimed that he is "overwhelmed with happiness" to be facing Rafael Nadal in the fourth round of Wimbledon.

The 19-year-old, ranked 144th in the world, beat Jiri Vesely in four sets on Saturday to progress at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.

"I'm overwhelmed with happiness," he told the tournament's official website. "Making my [fourth-round debut] at a Grand Slam and the opportunity to play Rafa hopefully on Centre Court, but it's an opportunity I'm just going to embrace."

Nadal booked his place in the fourth round with a four-set triumph over Mikhail Kukushkin.

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning a point in the second set during his men's singles second round match against Czech Republic's Lukas Rosol on June 26, 2014
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ATP RankingsPoints
1Spain Rafael Nadal7,645
2Scotland flag Andy Murray7,150
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,690
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Alexander Zverev4,470
7Croatia Marin Cilic4,155
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,710
10Japan Kei Nishikori3,195
11Canada Milos Raonic2,870
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,690
13Belgium David Goffin2,525
14United States John Isner2,425
15Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
16Pablo Carreno Busta2,385
17United States Jack Sock2,345
18Australia Nick Kyrgios2,325
19Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,310
20Lucas Pouille2,210