Wimbledon goes quiet as Kyrgios Beaten
Nick Kyrgios was beaten at Wimbledon in four sets by Richard Gasquet on Monday (July 6), bowing out of the tournament with his usual mix of brilliance and belligerence.
The Australian’s on-court behaviour leaves much to be desired. He is 20. So maybe he could act like an adult, but often doesn’t and throws temper tantrum after temper tantrum. In fact, on Monday he was given a warning for an audible obscenity and a seemingly endless running debate with the umpire.
None of it could put off Gasquet, however, who triumphed 7-5 6-1 6-7(7) 7-6(6) to take full revenge for losing to Kyrgios a year ago.
Kyrgios shot to fame on the back of knocking Rafa Nadal out of Wimbledon last year and since then has been building a reputation as the hothead of the men’s tour.