After showing little effort in a 6-3, 6-1 loss to Mischa Zverev in the second round of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday, Nick Kyrgios was fined $16,500 by the ATP.
According to ESPN.com, the ATP ruled that Kyrgios violated the ATP Code of Conduct, resulting in a $10,000 fine for lack of effort, a $5,000 fine for verbal abuse of a spectator and a $1,500 fine for unsportsmanlike conduct.
Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios suffered a meltdown at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday during a straight-sets defeat to German Mischa Zverev. The 21-year-old, who said during his first-round win that he was "bored," seemingly ...
Nick Kyrgios was booed during a listless 6-3, 6-1 loss to Mischa Zverev at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday, then angrily defended his behavior by saying he didn't owe the spectators anything and fans could "just leave" if they did...
Kyrgios rushed through his 6-3, 6-1 loss to Zverev on Thursday without putting much effort behind his serves or groundstrokes.
Nick Kyrgios was fined $16,500 for his behavior during his second-round match against Mischa Zverev at the Shanghai Masters