TL;DR news on Nick Kyrgios at June 14, 2023
After the Rome match, Ruud called Kyrgios "an idiot on the court." Kyrgios then hit back at Ruud and this week the two met for the first time in three years. Nick ultimately lost the match to Rafael, who will advance to the semifinal and face off against Carlos Alcaraz. We all want to see Nick reach his potential and do well. "With Nick it doesn't matter who he plays, he's always got a great chance. I'm absolutely thrilled for Nick. Advertising Advertising READ | Indian Wells: Nadal beats Kyrgios in 3 sets to move into the semifinals "I just want people to know that you're a spectator. Unfortunately, the raucous behavior continued throughout the match, much of it directed towards Kyrgios. Kyrgios was miffed and, while conversing with his team, called Rafael Nadal "lucky." Naturally, the Aussie was on the receiving end of some trolling on social media for his bizarre comment. #3 Nadal wins first set after Kyrgios receives point penalty Kyrgios has so often let his emotions get the better of him on the court and we saw a number of instances of this during Thursday's match. Wildcard Kyrgios, the world No.132, made a mockery of his lowly ranking from the outset, breaking Nadal first and lengthening a run of 30 straight service holds at the tournament.