“To have like three, two and a half, three days off, today I’m going to try to emulate a bit of not a match scenario, but I’m going to try and have a bit more of an extended practice to kind of feel like I’m in that same routine because that can throw everyone off.
“Obviously at a Grand Slam you want to have those matches. I think in a way, exactly right what you said, the competitive juices, you want to have those going, the adrenaline.
“That’s just something that I’m going to have to go into the final without that semi-final kind of experience.”
Kyrgios did pay tribute to Djokovic, however, labelling the now 21-time Grand Slam winner as a ‘god’.