Casper Ruud calls for an end to ‘reckless behaviour’ on ATP Tour, warning a ‘big accident can occur at any time’


Casper Ruud has warned that “an enormous, large accident or incident can happen at any time” on the ATP Tour following a latest improve in “reckless” incidents involving Alexander Zverev and Nick Kyrgios, amongst others.
Zverev was thrown out of the Mexican Open in February after he launched an expletive-laden rant towards the chair umpire and in addition hit the official’s chair along with his racket.
Kyrgios was fined after outbursts on the Indian Wells Open and Miami Open whereas he additionally at one level threw his racket and almost hit a ball boy whereas there have been different incidents involving American Jenson Brooksby.

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It resulted within the ATP asserting that officers will take stricter stance in judging violations of the Code of Conduct whereas repeat offenders may face stiffer penalties.
Kyrgios, although, had one other run-in with an umpire in Houston final week whereas Alexander Bublik defended the Australian, saying “it’s presupposed to be a little bit of emotion they usually attempt to put in some sort of a cage the place we can not discuss”.

Ruud, although, admits one thing must be executed, however he isn’t fairly positive what.
“I feel it must cease. This has been two three circumstances now in inside a month. So it’s reckless behaviour in a manner,” he instructed the Ruud Discuss vodcast.
“It’s not one thing I want to see, however on the similar time, it sort of brings consideration to the game simply in a unfavorable manner. I feel the punishment is hard to say what’s truthful and what’s not that they do get large fines, however for a few of these gamers doesn’t seem to be it issues. So it’s robust to say what we will do about it.
“I imply, majority of gamers, they don’t do these items, however the way in which it’s wanting, it may appear like an enormous, large accident or incident can happen at any time. So let’s see, I feel they’ve been getting some fines and a few conferences in all probability with the board and the blokes within the ATP who’re deciding in the long run.”

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