It caught the relaxed Kyrgios completely off guard, and left him laughing and shaking his head.
Squaring off for the first time in their careers as they prepare for next week's Australian Open, Tomic dominated his higher-ranked opponent to win 6-3 6-4, as he finished off the match in weird circumstances.
The collegial battle between the two showmen, who have both struggled with motivational difficulties, was a crowd pleaser and they were happy afterwards to talk up their chances at the opening Grand Slam of the year next week.
Playing his first event since the US Open in September, Nadal opens his bid for an 18th major title against Australian wildcard playoff victor James Duckworth, whose wretched first-round draws at the slams continued.
"It's looking good for Australia, we have a lot of players, all playing with different style, but looking strong".
Stick with me for the match - the players will be out soon, with Marin Čilić and Kevin Anderson's preceding match having just ended in the Croat's favour, 6-3, 4-6, 15-13, following a lengthy match tie-break. "I have to raise my game and play better at the end of the day".
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"I'll get on site at Melbourne Park, fine-tune my game a little bit and make sure the body's right".
A year ago, he could not even qualify for Melbourne Park, advising media after a loss that he could be found "counting my millions".
"He won a title a year ago and it looks like he is carrying a bit of momentum which is good to see... he looks happy, he looks healthy. My attitude to tennis is the same whether I won or lose", he said.
"I've been to the fourth round (of grand slams) so many times, two quarter-finals and I've had some tough matches in those rounds".
"I want to be as healthy and fresh as possible heading into next week. Ranking that stuff is temporary, I know I can go out there and trouble Nadal, Federer, Djokovic, I'm not anxious about going out there and losing 3 and 4 to BT". I didn't play a lot of tennis previous year ― which was my own fault.