Nick Kyrgios lost his temper as he claimed that a ‘drunk’ fan was trying to put him off during the Wimbledon final.
Kyrgios felt that the fan was trying to put him off (Courtesy: Reuters)
- Kyrgios was left fuming as he thought the fan was trying to affect his performance
- The incident happened during the third set
- Kyrgios asked the umpire to kick the fan out of the arena
Nick Kyrgios lost his temper during the Wimbledon final against Novak Djokovic as he felt that a ‘drunk fan’ was trying to put him off during the match.
The Australian star made it to the final after getting a bye in the semifinal round as Rafael Nadal was forced to pull out due to an abdominal injury.
Kyrgios, who is known for his outbursts on the court, got into the crowd during the third set of the match. Finally, he decided to take his concerns to the umpire about one spectator.
The Australian, who is making his first final appearance at the prestigious tournament, took offence when a crowd member shouted at him during his first and second serves and told the umpire that it almost affected his performance.
He told the umpire that the actions of the fan almost cost him a point in the game and asked her to be kicked out of the court. The Australian said that the fan was drunk out of her mind and must have had at least 700 drinks.
“There’s no other bigger occasion and they did it again and it nearly cost me the point.”
“She’s [the shouting spectator is] drunk out of her mind so kick her out. I know exactly who it is – she’s the one who looks like she’s had about 700 drinks,” said Kyrgios.
Kyrgios had got off to a dream start in the final as he took the game to the six-time Wimbledon Champion and won the first set with a score of 6-4.
However, Djokovic bounced back in the second set and claimed it with a score of 6-3. Despite the best efforts of Kyrgios, the Serbian continued his fine form in the third set as well and claimed it 6-4.
The game has entered a crucial stage at the moment as it is 6-6 in the fourth set.
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