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Wimbledon 2022: Nick Kyrgios fined $10,000 for spitting on fan who interrupted him


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Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has been fined $10,000 after he admitted spitting in the direction of a booing fan following his first-round win over British wild card Paul Jubb. at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

The All England Club fined Kyrgios $10,000 for Unsportsmanlike conduct on Thursday for the incident that was just one of many outbursts suffered by the top seed during the match.

Nick Kyrgios (AUS) gestures during his Gentlemen’s Singles first round match against Paul Jubb (GBR) during day two of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2022 in London, England.
(Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)

“He literally came to the match not to support anyone really, just to stir up disrespect. It’s fine, but if I give it back to you, that’s how it is,” Kyrgios said during his news conference after admitting to spitting. the direction of the fan.

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“I’ve been dealing with hate and negativity for a long time, so I don’t feel like I owe that person anything.”

The 27-year-old professional also ranted about 12 minutes after a lineswoman approached the chair umpire to report something she had said at the back of the court.

Nick Kyrgios (AUS) complains during his Gentlemen's Singles first round match against Paul Jubb (GBR) during day two of the Wimbledon Championships 2022 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2022 in London , England.

Nick Kyrgios (AUS) complains during his Gentlemen’s Singles first round match against Paul Jubb (GBR) during day two of the Wimbledon Championships 2022 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2022 in London , England.
(Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)

“Has a person come here today to see her speak? No,” Kyrgios told the chair umpire. “Why is she doing that? No one in the stadium has seen her come to do anything. Not a single person.”

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Kyrgios responded to reporters on Thursday, who continued to question him about the match, even after his brilliant victory in the second round about Filip Krajinovic.

“Why would you be asking me a question two days ago? Is it because you don’t have a story for today?” he asked a journalist. “I played Filip Krajinovic today. Don’t you want to know how I played today?”

Nick Kyrgios of Australia plays a backhand against Filip Krajinovic of Serbia during their Men's Singles 2nd Round match on day four of the Wimbledon Championships 2022 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 30, 2022 in London, England .

Nick Kyrgios of Australia plays a backhand against Filip Krajinovic of Serbia during their Men’s Singles 2nd Round match on day four of the Wimbledon Championships 2022 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 30, 2022 in London, England .
(Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

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Kyrgios will next play Stefanos Tsitsipas in a highly anticipated third-round match on Saturday.

Associated Press contributed to this report.



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