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Murray, who carried the weight on Britain on his shoulders during its 77-year Wimbledon drought, said he hoped Kyrgios would not have to endure the same scrutiny he did as a youngster.
Despite gaining huge popularity during his dream Australian Open run, his on-court antics have seen him receive criticism from various parts of the media.
The 19-year-old has divided opinion on Australia due to his brash nature and occasional dummy spits, but Murray says fans need to allow him to grow up.
“Try not to put too much pressure on him,” Murray is quoted as saying by AAP.
“He needs to be allowed to mature and develop. He’s going to make some mistakes.
“He’s young and growing up in the spotlight isn’t easy. He’s doing a great job.”
Despite Kyrgios’ loud on-court nature, Murray believes the Canberra-born player is “respectful” during play.
“He’s nice. He’s always been polite and respectful,” Murray said.
“He applauds good shots .. good serves.
“He gets frustrated with himself and sometimes says things he shouldn’t, but everyone has done that in some way when they’re 19.
“It just happens that when he does it. It’s in front of a large audience and it gets picked up.”
Murray now faces the in-form Tomas Berdych for a spot in the Australian Open final.