Tennis: Nick Kyrgios rants at Dominic Thiem for defending Adria players


Nick Kyrgios of Australia smashes one other racket
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Nick Kyrgios, the outspoken Australian tennis star, has as soon as once more let rip over the coronavirus-hit, ill-fated Adria Tour. This time t is Dominic Thiem who’s on the receiving finish for defending gamers who competed on the competitors and subsequently examined optimistic for COVID-19.

Kyrgios has repeatedly criticised organisers and gamers on the deserted occasion within the Balkans, the place Novak Djokovic, Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki all examined optimistic for coronavirus.

Thiem, who additionally performed within the charity occasion however didn’t contract the virus, advised Austrian media that Kyrgios had “made a number of errors” and shouldn’t criticise others.

Dominic Thiem defeated Novak Djokovic on the ATP Finals in London.
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The remark triggered a rebuke from Kyrgios on social media.

“What are you speaking about @ThiemDomi? Errors like smashing rackets? Swearing? Tanking a number of matches right here or there? Which everybody does?” Kyrgios wrote on Twitter. “None of you have got the mental stage to even perceive the place I’m coming from. I’m making an attempt to carry them accountable.”

Kyrgios mentioned that gamers who have been seen partying whereas the pandemic raged proved they thought it was a “joke”.

“Individuals dropping lives, family members and pals, after which Thiem standing up for the ‘mistake’,” he added.

Kyrgios final week hit out at Alexander Zverev after a video of the German participant dancing at a crowded membership emerged on-line regardless of the world No. 7 pledging he would self-isolate following his look on the Adria Tour.

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