Nick Kyrgios smashes two rackets and curses at umpire in Cincinnati defeat

(CNN) — Nick Kyrgios is once again in hot water then walking off the court smash rackets and phoning an umpire that a”f***ing tool.” After winning the opening series in his three-set defeat Russia’s Karen Khachanov on Wednesday at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, Kyrgios was hit by some time violation in the next set for shooting too long between serves. While seated between matches, he exclaimed:”That is humorous, though Rafa (Nadal) performs that quick I am retiring from tennis. “Total crap… disgrace. Get me some footage of Rafa enjoying that quick, that game. “If you can find any of that I’ll close my mouth never speak again.” After Khachanov won the second set 7-6 (7-4), he predicted umpire Fergus Murphy”the worst f***ing ref in history, the worst ref in the match. READ: Cori’Coco’ Gauff, 15, given wild card to play with at US Open Walking off Shortly after his outburst Kyrgios chose a bathroom break which Murphy, mentioning not enough time remaining at the changeover, had refused him permission to take. Having left the courtroom with two rackets, cameras captured the world number 27 breaking them before making his way back into the courtroom. Following the defeat, Kyrgios named Murphy that a”f***ing tool” and spat on the court in the chair umpire’s leadership before leaving. Kyrgios appears probable to be seeded to the US Open starting on August 26. READ: Andy Murray loses first singles match since hip operation, confirms he won’t play singles in US Open Not the first time This is not the first time Kyrgios has expressed his displeasure at umpire Murphy’s decision making. Fourteen days ago, in the Washington Open, the Australian collaborated together with Murphy, before heading on to win the tournament. Kyrgios has a lengthy history of bad behavior on courtroom. See for features, news, and movies He had been fined in May after he pitched a bottle, threw his racket onto the floor and hurled a seat in the final set of a match at the Open. He was fined 13,766 lbs ($16,670) for unsportsmanlike behavior at Queen’s in June. Read more:
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