(CNN) — Nick Kyrgios is in warm water after walking off the court smash two rackets and calling an umpire that a”f***ing tool”
After winning the opening series into his three-set defeat Russia’s Karen Khachanov on Wednesday at the Western and Southern Open at Cincinnati, Kyrgios was struck by some time violation in the next group for taking too long between functions.
While seated between matches, he exclaimed:”That’s comical, though Rafa (Nadal) plays that fast I am benefitting from tennis.
“Absolute rubbish… disgrace. Allow me to some footage of Rafa playing that fast, that game.
“If you can find any of that I will shut my mouth and never talk again.”
Following Khachanov won the second set 7-6 (7-4), he called umpire Fergus Murphy”the worst f***ing ref in history, the worst ref in the game.
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Walking away
Shortly after his outburst Kyrgios took a bathroom break which Murphy, mentioning not enough time staying at the changeover, had refused him permission to shoot.
Having left the courtroom with just two rackets, cameras caught the entire world 27 breaking them prior to making his way back to the courtroom.
After the defeat, the Kyrgios known as Murphy that a”f***ing tool” and spat on the courtroom in the chair umpire’s direction prior to leaving.
Kyrgios seems likely to be seeded for the US Open starting on August 26.
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Not the first time
This is not the first time Kyrgios has voiced his displeasure at umpire Murphy’s decision making.
Two weeks ago, at the Washington Open, the Australian stirred together with Murphy, before heading on to win the championship.
Kyrgios has a lengthy history of bad behavior on courtroom.
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He was fined in May after he kicked a bottle, threw his racket on the ground and hurled a chair in the last set of a match in the Italian Open.
He had been fined 13,766 pounds ($16,670) for unsportsmanlike behavior at Queen’s in June.

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