Nick Kyrgios accuses Mexican Open crowd of ‘disrespect’ after he is booed off court
Nick Kyrgios accused that the Mexican Open audience of”disrespect” after he had been booed off court following his first-round retirement from Ugo Humbert.
Before retiring with a wrist injury after dropping the first set 6-3, kyrgios, 24, was only on court for 32 minutes.
It had been his very first look since a month’s Australian Open due to shoulder and wrist injuries.
“I am not healthy. I attempted to come here, I attempted to play with,” explained Kyrgios, who afterwards swore through the news conference.
Was 4-1 down when he first called a medical timeout so he could get treatment on his wrist.
He was able to continue double hold his serve, but afterwards Frenchman Humbert saw out the group Kyrgios signalled he was not able to continue.
When the crowd realised Kyrgios retired, he was booed.
“I have been doing press to the championship, been helping out,” added Kyrgios. “I tried to provide the fans a little bit of tennis. And also their disrespect?”
Where he had received praise for his improved behavior as well as his reaction to this Australian bushfires kyrgios had not played Rafael Nadal in Melbourne.
The Australian said he had”made progress as a human” after being placed on a six-month probationary period and also given a suspended 16-week ban in September for”aggravated behaviour” in court.