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Nick Kyrgios anger problem, Italian Open, ATP Rome, reaction

[ad_1] Nick Kyrgios has quite the talent for pointing out flaws, both in others and himself.His critique of living tennis legends Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in an explosive podcast interview was accompanied by a familiar dose of self deprecation:I lack focus, I don’t really care, I party too much during events, I do the least preparation of anyone in the top 100, Kyrgios candidly explained in the interview with
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Italian Open: Roger Federer def Borna Coric, scores, result, video

[ad_1] World number three Roger Federer saved two match points to advance past Croatian Borna Coric into the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Thursday. Federer came through 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (9/7) against 13th seed Comic after earlier beating Portugal’s Joao Sousa 6-4, 6-3 in the second round to make up time after rain wiped out play on Wednesday.Federer, a four-time finalist in Rome, next meets either Greek eighth-seed Stefanos
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Nick Kyrgios Rome Open outburst, ban, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Casper Ruud reaction

[ad_1] Nick Kyrgios has taken to Instagram to apologise for his dramatic outburst at the Rome Open, saying “emotions got the better of me” but rivals are split on whether he deserves a long-term ban.Kyrgios defaulted his second-round clash against Norwegian qualifier Casper Ruud following an incredible display of anger from the Australian. A clearly emotional Kyrgios yelled at crowd members, smashed a racket, kicked a water bottle and flung
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ATP Rome: Nick Kyrgios defaulted v Casper Ruud, chair throw, tantrum video, reaction

[ad_1] Nick Kyrgios is out of the Italian Open after being sensationally defaulted in his second-round clash with Norway’s Casper Ruud. Trailing 6-3 6-7 (7-5) 2-1 in the third set, Kyrgios took exception to some movement in the crowd and made his feelings known to the spectators after being broken by the Norwegian.Stream Live coverage of all days of the Roland Garros on KAYO. Get your 14 day free trial
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Nick Kyrgios, Italian Open: Chair throw, Australian defaulted after foul-mouthed spray, tennis news

[ad_1] Nick Kyrgios has apologised for being unceremoniously defaulted from the Italian Open after throwing a chair in his second-round clash.And now it has emerged what Kyrgios said to a spectator in the moment that appeared to trigger the Australian’s meltdown.Apparently furious at movement from within the crowd as he was broken on serve by Caspar Rudd, Kyrgios turned to unleash before fully losing the plot.“You’re a f***ing retard, bro.
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Roger Federer trounces Portugal’s Joao Sousa 6-4, 6-3 to reach third round of Italian Open

[ad_1] Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Naomi Osaka advanced with routine wins in the first of their two matches at the Italian Open on Thursday. A rainout on Wednesday backed up play, causing the title contenders to try and win their double-headers as efficiently as possible to save energy.Federer saved all seven break points he faced to beat Joao Sousa 6-4, 6-3, then was to play Borna Coric for a
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Nick Kyrgios interview: Tennis news: Australian says a part of him is afraid of failure, tennis doesn’t make him happy

[ad_1] We’ve learnt a lot about Nick Kyrgios over the years.We know he’s extremely talented. We know he has a short temper. We know he sometimes chooses not to care on the court, and then doesn’t care what everyone thinks about it.In a wide-ranging interview with tennis writer Ben Rothenberg of the New York Times for the No Challenges Remaining podcast, Kyrgios confirmed a lot of what we already knew
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Nick Kyrgios blasts ‘arrogant’ Fernando Verdasco: Ben Rothenberg podcast interview

[ad_1] Nick Kyrgios has revealed Fernando Verdasco is among his most hated players on tour, blasting the Spanish veteran as “the most arrogant person ever”.Kyrgios took aim of a host of players including legends Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in a stunning, wide-ranging podcast interview with tennis writer Ben Rothenberg.But he saved some of his strongest words for the 35-year-old Spanish veteran.“Verdasco drives me nuts, man. That guy ... I
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Nick Kyrgios, Rafael Nadal’s uncle takes aim at Australian

[ad_1] The war of words between Rafael Nadal’s camp and Nick Kyrgios has continued, with the Spaniard’s uncle and the Australian now exchanging barbs. Kyrgios has again taken to social media to respond to comments, this time made by Toni Nadal.This came after the world No.36’s latest on-court meltdown.Stream over 50 sports live & anytime on your TV or favourite device with KAYO SPORTS. The biggest Aussie sports and the