Kyrgios to play at Kooyong Classic

Australian Nick Kyrgios is among the first four players confirmed for January's Kooyong Classic.

Nick Kyrgios will wrap up his Australian Open preparation by competing in a expanded version of the Kooyong Classic in January.

The field for the annual event has been expanded to 12 players in 2016.

Kyrgios, Cypriot showman Marcos Baghdatis and French duo Richard Gasquet and Gilles Simon have already been locked in for the January 12-15 exhibition event.