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06:42  21 may  2019
06:42  21 may  2019 Source:   wwos.ninemsn.com.au

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of French Open

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of French Open Nick Kyrgios won't make an appearance on the Paris clay after withdrawing from the French Open on Friday citing an illness.

Nick Kyrgios has launched a shock attack on one of tennis' greatest icons , leading into the season's second Grand Slam.

Absolute sucks .” The fact that Kyrgios was in England training on grass ahead of the clay court major is in keeping with some recent. NICK KYRGIOS ranted at the umpire during the China Open final with Rafael Nadal this afternoon - and it ended up costing him a penalty point.

'Absolute sucks': Kyrgios' rant at icon © EPA Nick Kyrgios during the Rome Masters. Nick Kyrgios has declared that "the French Open sucks" compared to Wimbledon and that tennis should get rid of clay courts.

In a stunning Instagram rant just days out from the Grand Slam at iconic tennis venue Roland Garros, Kyrgios filmed himself at the All England Club, where he has been hitting with Sir Andy Murray.

The controversial Australian is apparently not excited about playing on the famous red dirt of Paris.

“I think this (Wimbledon) is the best tournament in the world, look at this perfect green surface,” Kyrgios said in an Instagram story.

“Get rid of the clay, man. Who likes the clay? It is so bad.

No further penalties for Kyrgios, who says the French Open 'absolutely sucks'

No further penalties for Kyrgios, who says the French Open 'absolutely sucks' Nick Kyrgios doesn't have the threat of further fines or penalties hanging over his head after his on-court tantrum at the Italian Open. The 24-year-old Australian, unseeded at the French Open for the second straight major, was defaulted in Rome, fined $32,458 for unsportsmanlike conduct. Kyrgios also forfeited $54,590 in prize money as well as ranking points for last week’s tournament.

While all eyes will be on Kyrgios ’ antics in Paris, 21st seed Alex de Minaur heads Australia’s male contingent, alongside Matthew Ebden, John Millman, Jordan Thompson, Bernard Tomic and wildcard Alexei Popyrin, also a former French Open junior champion. ' Absolute sucks ': Kyrgios ' rant at icon .

Last week, Kyrgios was disqualified from the Italian Open in Rome and headed straight to London to practice with Andy Murray at Wimbledon. Firebrand Nick Kyrgios pulled out of Roland Garros on Friday, just days after saying the French Open “ sucks ”.

“The fact that I'm here right now and then I have to go to Paris in a couple of days is like...

“The French Open sucks compared to this place. Sucks. Absolute sucks.”

The fact that Kyrgios was in England training on grass ahead of the clay court major is in keeping with some recent

Kyrgios caused a tennis storm last week when he unleashed on tennis superstars Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in a stunning podcast interview.

He branded Nadal a "super salty" sore loser and said that Djokovic had "a sick obsession with being liked" that meant the Australian "just can't stand him".

He also declared Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco was "the most arrogant person ever".

Kyrgios gave the interview at the Italian Open, a Masters 1000 event in Rome, and was defaulted from the event in his match the following day.

Kyrgios impresses in win over Medvedev

Kyrgios impresses in win over Medvedev Nick Kyrgios frustrated in-form Russian Daniil Medvedev in a promising claycourt display ahead of the French Open.

Australian resident tennis bad boy Nick Kyrgios has launched yet another spectacular on-court meltdown, this time unloading a foul-mouthed rant at an umpire at the Queen’s grass court championship in England.

Nick Kyrgios has declared that "the French Open sucks " compared to Wimbledon and that tennis should get rid of clay courts. In a stunning Instagram rant just days out from the Grand Slam at iconic tennis venue Roland Garros, Kyrgios filmed himself at the All England Club, where he has been

'Absolute sucks': Kyrgios' rant at icon Nick Kyrgios has been booted from the Italian Open after a meltdown against Casper Ruud

The fiery 24-year-old was docked a game for a code violation against Norwegian qualifier Casper Ruud, then smashed his racquet, kicked a water bottle and threw a chair on to the court.

Kyrgios screamed during the episode: “I’m giving 100 per cent and I have to deal with f***ing idiots like him (pointing in the chair umpire’s direction). I’m done.”

Ruud called for Kyrgios to be banned from tennis for six months, though Roger Federer said the Aussie should not be suspended. Kyrgios was fined more than $30,000 in prizemoney and lost 45 ranking points.

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