1:38:56 AM PDT - Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Nick Kyrgios fined $113,000 for smashing 2 rackets, calling Irish umpire a ‘potato,’ ‘f—ing tool’  

By Editor - Thu Aug 15, 11:39 pm

Nick Kyrgios used the guise of a bathroom break to smash 2 rackets before returning to the court to berate a chair umpire. Nick Kyrgios meltdowns are commonplace, but Wednesday's display at the Cincinnati Open was petulant even by his standards. The Australian tennis player known better for his outbursts than his game repeatedly lashed out at chair umpire Fergus Murphy during a 6-7, 7-6, 6-2 loss to Russia's Karen Khachanov.

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Nick Kyrgios fined $113,000 for smashing 2 rackets, calling Irish umpire a ‘potato,’ ‘f—ing tool’

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