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Nick Kyrgios has been a dangerous floater before.

The Brisbane champion welcomes major danger in 2019.

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The International Tennis Federation announced Grand Slam draws will revert back to 16 seeds next year from the current 32 seeds. Grand Slams traditionally seeded 16 players until expanding to 32 seeds in 2001.

The 17th-ranked Kyrgios enthusiastically endorses the rule change to 16-seed major draws.

"I love it. I think that's a great idea," Kyrgios told the media after capturing his fourth career title at the Brisbane International. "I think it will make the first week a lot more exciting.

"And especially the big guys may not get such a cruisy draw. You know, us guys around the 20 to 30 mark, we could potentially play an unbelievably tough first couple matches and play so many sets, and then just breeze through the draw playing guys around 100 to 70 and not even being pushed to four sets.

"I love it. I think it gives them...there's not so much protection. You could have, for instance, me against Novak first round and who knows?"

Asked if he was okay with the prospect of possibly facing 12-time Grand Slam champion Djokvic in a Grand Slam opener, Kyrgios replied "100 percent. I haven't lost to him before."

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