Nick Kyrgios noticed the humorous facet of Andy Roddick’s tutorial on “find out how to throw a racket with out getting in bother” as he admits gamers “want to relax with the rackets”.
The ATP Tour has had loads of unsavoury incidents prior to now few weeks with Alexander Zverev expelled from the Mexican Open after he hit the umpire’s chair along with his racket whereas Kyrgios himself was fined after he threw his racket into the bottom and it bounced up and almost hit a ball boy in Indian Wells.
Then there was Jenson Brooksby who additionally almost hit a ball particular person throughout a racket throwing incident on the Miami Open whereas Jordan Thompson unintentionally hit a ball woman with a ball when he additionally suffered a meltdown in Florida.
It led to former world No 1 Roddick posting a hilarious tutorial on Twitter as he tried to teach gamers concerning the ins and outs of throwing a racket.
Methods to throw a racket/hit a ball in anger with out getting in bother ……. pic.twitter.com/NTz2ff55Rw
— andyroddick (@andyroddick) March 25, 2022
“Hey, Andy Roddick right here. There’s been loads of controversy during the last month with Alexander Zverev breaking his racket into the umpire’s chair down in Mexico,” he stated. “Nick Kyrgios virtually hitting a ball child with a racket, clearly, Novak Djokovic firing a ball and sadly hitting an umpire’s throat a pair years in the past on the US Open,’ he stated within the video.
“I’m going to avoid wasting all of the gamers loads of drama and educate them find out how to throw a racket with out getting in bother.
“When throwing a racket it’s helpful to throw it face down, so like this [Roddick proceeds to show how it’s done]. It doesn’t go anyplace, you’re not gonna hit anybody, it’ll land in slightly circle of, like, 4 toes.”
Kyrgios, although, noticed the humorous facet of the Roddick remark and agreed with the American that gamers have to be a bit extra cautious.
“I like A-rod and I agree all of us want to relax with the rackets and all that,” he tweeted.