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Nick Kyrgios’ unsportsmanlike conduct got him a $113k fine at the Cincinnati Masters

Nick Kyrgios has been fined at the Cincinnati Masters on 5 different occasions for a sum of 113 thousand dollars due to his Unsportsmanlike conduct.

24 years old tennis star smashed 2 of his rackets after his second-round defeat to Russia’s Karen Khachanov on Wednesday along with also calling he umpire an ‘F….ing Tool’ after the match ended.




ATP also said that the Australian player can also suffer further punishment which could be n additional fine or even the suspension.

All the penalties that Kyrgios incurred during the tournament are as follows.

  • Ball Abuse: Warning
  • Leaving the Court: 3000 dollars
  • Unsportsmanlike Conduct: 5000 dollars
  • Verbal Abuse: 20000 dollars
  • Unsportsmanlike Conduct: 20000 dollars
  • Unsportsmanlike Conduct (point penalty): 20000 dollars
  • Audible Obscenity: 5000 dollars
  • Unsportsmanlike Conduct: 20000 dollars
  • Unsportsmanlike Conduct: 20000 dollars

ATP released a statement in which they said, “In addition to the onsite fines announced today, the ATP is looking further into what happened during and immediately after the match to see if additional action is warranted under the Player Major Offense section of the code.”

Kyrgios, whilst holding tow rackets, walked away from the court for taking a bathroom break and was also issued a point penalty for using an abusive word after the tiebreak of the 2nd set without ever making the umpire aware of it.  He then went o to smash both of his rackets in the corridor.

Earlier in August, the world rank no. 27 Kyrgios has won his career’s 6th Toru Level title in Washington of the Citi Open which he described to be among the greatest weeks of his life.

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