Nick Kyrgios hit with $7,500 fine after latest US Open outburst

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Nick Kyrgios’ latest outburst The fiery Australian tennis pro has been fined again for causing the fiery Australian tennis pro on the court.

in his U.S. Open second round On Wednesday, despite winning the first two sets, Kiglios turned his frustration on his team in the player’s box in a third-set loss to Benjamin Bonzi.

He was spotted spitting in their direction and started yelling at them for what he believed to be a lack of support.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios takes on France in the second round match of the men's singles at the 2022 US Open at the USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center near Flushing, Queens, New York City on August 31, 2022 of Benjamin Bunzi.

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios takes on France in the second round match of the men’s singles at the 2022 US Open at the USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center near Flushing, Queens, New York City on August 31, 2022 of Benjamin Bunzi.
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“Brother, if you don’t support me, go home,” Kyrgios shouted at a group of his supporters, which included girlfriend Kirsten Haze. “You are not a bystander.

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He received an immediate unsportsmanlike conduct warning, but was later fined $7,500, the largest ever in a U.S. Open, according to CBS Sports.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios takes on France's Benjamin Bonzi during the U.S. Open singles match at the USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2022.

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios takes on France’s Benjamin Bonzi during the U.S. Open singles match at the USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2022.
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Early in the game, Kyrgios also complained Talk to the head referee about the smell of marijuana. The official said the smell could be food.

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“Obviously, I don’t complain about the smell of the food,” Kyrgios responded. “Obviously not.”

He later said he had asthma.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts during his match against France's Benjamin Bonzi during the U.S. Open on August 31, 2022.

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios reacts during his match against France’s Benjamin Bonzi during the U.S. Open on August 31, 2022.
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“When I ran left and right, I had trouble breathing,” he said. “Probably not something I want to breathe between two o’clock.”

Kyrgios advanced to the third round, where he will face American JJ Wolf on Friday night.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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