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Nick Kyrgios fined $7,500 after recent US Open blowout

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Nick Kyrgios’ recent outburst On-court results have resulted in further fines for Australia’s blazing tennis pro.

between him US Open second round On Wednesday, Kyglios took his frustration out on his team in the Players Box after winning the first two sets but losing the third set to Benjamin Bonzi.

He was caught spitting in their direction and began shouting at them about what he saw as a lack of support.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios takes on France's Benjamin Bonzi in the men's singles second round of the 2022 US Open on August 31, 2022 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens, New York City.

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios takes on France’s Benjamin Bonzi in the men’s singles second round of the 2022 US Open on August 31, 2022 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens, New York City.
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“If you’re not going to support me, go home, brother,” Kyrgios yelled at his group of supporters, including girlfriend Costine Hatzi.

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He received an unsportsmanlike conduct warning shortly afterward, but was later fined $7,500, the highest amount ever imposed at the U.S. Open, CBS Sports reported.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios takes on France's Benjamin Bonzi in a US Open singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2022.

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios takes on France’s Benjamin Bonzi in a US Open singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2022.
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early game, Kyrgios is also dissatisfied To the referee about the smell of marijuana. Officials suggested the smell could have been food.

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“Of course I’m not complaining about the smell of food,” Kyrgios replied. “of course not”

He later said he had asthma.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts during his match against France's Benjamin Bonzi at the US Open on August 31, 2022.

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios reacts during his match against France’s Benjamin Bonzi at the US Open on August 31, 2022.
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“Running side by side makes it hard to breathe,” he said. “Probably not something you want to breathe between points.”

Kyrgios will advance to the third round, where he will face American JJ Wolfe on Friday night.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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