Nick Kyrgios called ‘evil bully’ by Tsitsipas after stormy encounter

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  • Australian wins ill-tempered affair 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7)
  • Both players risk censure in incident-packed match

For all of the drama that forever surrounds Nick Kyrgios, there has been one undeniable constant of his season so far – his tennis. Quietly, Kyrgios is playing some of the best tennis of his life and, even though he has competed sparingly, almost every time he has taken to the court this year his level has been high. As a consequence, he has put himself in the position for the deep grand slam run that has evaded him so far in his career.

But when so much toxicity constantly surrounds him, talking only about Kyrgios’ tennis can sometimes seem like the most difficult task in the world. In a contest that lived up to all of the anticipation, from gripping, quality tennis to farcical, unhinged chaos, Kyrgios inserted himself deep into Stefanos Tsitsipas’s psyche and eventually emerged as a victor, defeating Tsitsipas, the No 4 seed, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-3 7-6 (7) to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol at Wimbledon
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/jul/02/nick-kyrgios-brings-the-noise-and-blasts-past-tsitsipas-in-stormy-encounter under the title “Nick Kyrgios called ‘evil bully’ by Tsitsipas after stormy encounter”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.