FILE PHOTO: Tennis – ATP 500 – Acapulco Open, Acapulco, Mexico – March 2, 2019 Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in motion all over his Ultimate fit in opposition to Germany’s Alexander Zverev REUTERS/Henry Romero
(Reuters) – Nick Kyrgios used to be defaulted from his 2nd spherical Italian Open conflict in opposition to Norway’s Casper Ruud on Thursday after the hot-headed Australian hurled a chair directly to the courtroom.
International quantity 36 Kyrgios used to be given a code violation for ‘unsportsmanlike habits’ after being damaged early within the 3rd set. Having already been passed a code violation previous within the fit, the most recent outburst supposed the umpire additionally passed him a sport penalty.
This brought about an offended Kyrgios to slam his racket into the bottom, kick a water bottle sooner than he tossed a chair in opposition to the centre of the courtroom.
The pissed off 24-year-old shook palms along with his opponent and the umpire sooner than he strode off the courtroom, successfully defaulting himself from the competition.
Ruud used to be main 6-Three 6-7(five) 2-1 when Kyrgios used to be disqualified and can face Juan Martin del Potro within the 3rd spherical.
Reporting via Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru, modifying via Pritha Sarkar