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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.
“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.
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.
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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.