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Spitting mad Kyrgios blasts fans' 'disrespect', '90-year-old' officials

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If anyone is disrespectful its Kyrgios, what a moron. Wonder what his parents think of his behaviour.

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Spitting at people on court now because he didn't like what they supposedly said? This guy is a lowlife who needs to be banned from tennis.

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Just when you think he may have turned the corner with respect to acceptable behaviour, he implodes again. Umpires need to stand up and penalise this egotistical idiot.

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If he were to spend as much time in the library as he does in the tat parlor, it might help.

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Spitting at people on court now because he didn't like what they supposedly said? This guy is a lowlife who needs to be banned from tennis.

It isn't a nice thing but it wasn't actually on them just in their direction, so more like a middle finger.

I've watched him practising up close (a few yards away) and he does have a good personality. Obviously bit temperamental, but definitely a friendly guy with a good sense of humour.

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The guy is a bum and has always been. He definitely has talent but his attitude throughout his career has kept him from excelling to the higher ranks for any lengthy period. British are known for being very vocal and often use a lot of foul language, have you ever watched a Premiere League match? It's just how it is, so accept that going in and don't take it personally, it's not his first time in England that's for sure. I guess him joining Osaka's sports management group was a perfect fit, she can't handle pressure and criticism either.

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Roblib @ 10.35am

Correct. They both possess similar personality traits.

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A case of the pot calling the kettle black. He has the talent but his demeanor will always stop him from being a champion. Shame really.

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"Have you ever gone to a supermarket and just started berating someone scanning the groceries? No. So why do they do it when I'm at Wimbledon? Why is that?"

Very true why is that ok???

Not a huge fan but he had some salient point here!

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Classy guy. Not.

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Kyrgios needs to improve his come backs and ease up on his serve. He had the sledger all over the park with his serves, and in his pay backs until he slip that illegal tongue roller hack which was very unnoticeable and I thought would go unnoticed. He definitely needs a new sledging coach.

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It seems like every time he plays there's a meltdown over something. He's known for his ridiculous antics, not his tennis.

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Absolute filth. Should have been banned multiple times in the past. A major embarrassment for Australia.

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have you ever watched a Premiere League match? It's just how it is,

Said it before, it's only a matter of time before tennis crowds become just like a soccer match. The heckling, chanting, abusive words. Just a matter of time before we have fights in the stands. It doesn't help when players bring up the matter only to be criticized and put down (i admit there is a better way they could bring up the matter)

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The tennis authorities must have low standards to permit this without banning him.

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That's what happens when you start allowing the uneducated plebes inside Wimbledon (both as players and as audience). It's not what it used to be...

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Pretty pathetic to be an adult and to be known as the “bad-boy” of tennis!

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Now that's Funny.

Trying to draw an analogy between roundball crowds following teams like Leeds or Newcastle and Wimbledon Tennis.

Regardless of one's like/dislike for Ol' Nick, The Spectators Rule of Tennis is to shut the f up when a player is preparing to serve.

Simple.

And in addition it's a sport where badgering and heckling of players by spectators has never been tolerated - well until recently it seems.

In any number of sports these days the arm-chairees have such a sense of entitlement. You know - "I paid for me ticket so I carn do wat I want".

Get a Grip.

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