Nick Kyrgios smashes two rackets and curses at umpire in Cincinnati defeat
(CNN) — Nick Kyrgios is in hot water after walking off the court smash rackets and calling an umpire af***ing tool
After winning the opening set in his defeat Russias Karen Khachanov on Wednesday in the Southern and Western Open in Cincinnati, Kyrgios was struck with some time violation in the set for taking too long between functions.
While seated between games, he exclaimed:Thats humorous, though Rafa (Nadal) performs that fast Im benefitting from tennis.
Total crap… disgrace. Get me some footage of Rafa playing that match, that quick.
If you can get some of that I will close my mouth never talk again.
After Khachanov won the second set 7-6 (7-4), he called umpire Fergus Murphythe worst f***ing ref in history, the worst ref in the game.
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Shortly after his outburst Kyrgios chose a bathroom break that Murphy had refused him permission to take.
Having left the courtroom with two rackets, cameras captured the world number 27 breaking them making his way back into the court.
Following the defeat, the Kyrgios known as Murphy that af***ing tool and spat on the court in the chair umpires leadership prior to leaving.
Kyrgios seems likely to be seeded to the US Open beginning on August 26.
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Not the first time
This really isnt the first time Kyrgios has voiced his displeasure at the decision making of umpire Murphy.
Before going on to win the championship Fourteen days ago the Australian collaborated together with Murphy.
Kyrgios has a lengthy record of behavior on court.
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He was fined in May after he threw his racket kicked a jar and hurled a seat in the last set of a game in the Open.
He had been fined 13,766 lbs ($16,670) for unsportsmanlike behavior at Queens in June.