Tennis

Kyrgios lashes out at ‘boring’ opponent in fiery tweet

Kyrgios labeled the Norwegian "boring" in response to comments made by Ruud about the pair's first meeting at this year's Italian Open, in which the Australian was disqualified for throwing a chair in rage.Ruud, who had passionately celebrated his default victory, later said his opponent was "totally crazy" and an "idiot on court" in an exclusive interview with TennisportalenIWednesday. Kyrgios, who initially took to Twitter in May to laugh at Ruud's reaction to the win, reignited the bitterness after the latest dig. "Next time you have something to say, I would appreciate you say it to my face, I'm sure you wouldn't run your mouth so much after that," he tweeted at Ruud. "Until then I will continue to rather watch paint dry then watch you play tennis, boring af." Kyrgios added: "But again, I also understand why you have to keep my name in your mouth because people don't even realize that you play tennis. Goodluck in Milan champ x."READ: Nick Kyrgios smashes two rackets and curses at umpire in Cincinnati defeatREAD: Is Nick Kyrgios good for tennis?

History of controversy

Kyrgios is no stranger to controversy and is on probation for his on-court behavior. He was initially finRead More – Source