The Cincinnati tournament magazine asked players what nicknames they have been given by fans, friends or fellow players. The world No. 1 female player Simona Halep gave the funniest answer. 'Money!', Halep said.
Dominic Thiem: 'Everybody calls me Domi, and I am fine with that.' Nick Kyrgios: 'My friends just call me Kygs - just Kyrgios short I guess.' Angelique Kerber: 'Angie.
This is my nickname from everyone. They call me Angelique if it's serious.' Jack Sock: 'Sizzie.' Karolina Pliskova: 'My nickname is Kaya. Everyone calls me like this.' Elina Svitolina: 'My team, they have a nickname for me: Svitty.' Svetlana Kuznetsova: 'I hate everything they call me, except Svetlana or Sveta, [because] my many fans and people on Tour call me Kuze, Kuze - whatever, and I really cannot stand that.' Juan Martin del Potro: 'I have a lot of nicknames...
the most popular is Delpo. What else... El Torre Tandil, Juanito.' Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: 'When I was a baby they called me Baby Dino, because they said my father was a dinosaur.' Finally the Brit Johanna Konta: 'I'm normally called Jo, [but] some people call me Jojo.'
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