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Sport Kyrgios has Open immunity from hefty ATP penalty

11:25  23 january  2020
11:25  23 january  2020 Source:   theage.com.au

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Nick Kyrgios has been hit with a ,000 fine and 16-week ban from the ATP Tour - both of which are suspended - following his In a separate investigation, Kyrgios received no additional penalties for comments at the US Open – when he called the ATP "corrupt" – having backtracked on those views

Nick Kyrgios and Australia will compete at the ATP Cup Final Eight on Thursday in Sydney. Regina Cortina/ ATP Tour. Alex de Minaur and Nick Kyrgios will represent Team Australia at the ATP Cup as the nation's highest ranked singles players.

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The lengthy suspended sentence and hefty fine hanging over Nick Kyrgios from the ATP will not apply if the mercurial Australian misbehaves at this grand slam.

While Kyrgios is playing under a six-month probation period with the threat of a suspended sentence of 16 weeks and a US$25,000 ($36,000) fine for a series of on-court offences in Cincinnati back in August, Tennis Australia has confirmed that these penalties would not be applied by the tournament if Kyrgios infringed at this event.

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Nick Kyrgios has been hit with a hefty ,000 and 16-week ban from the ATP Tour - both of which are suspended - following his antics at the Western & Southern in August. The investigation, which was undertaken by the ATP , concluded that Kyrgios has been found to have committed Aggravated

Nick Kyrgios has backtracked from his claim the ATP is corrupt, accusing the governing body of men’s tennis of double standards instead.

The reason the suspended sentence and fine would not be applied to the 24-year-old was that the Australian Open, as a grand slam event, was not part of the ATP tour and the tournament had its own jursidiction, like Wimbledon and the French and US Opens.

a close up of Nick Kyrgios hitting a ball with a racket: Suspended sentence: Nick Kyrgios.© AAP Suspended sentence: Nick Kyrgios. It has been speculated that Kyrgios is behaving better in this event because he has the threat of suspension and another fine hanging over his head – he has already received a US$113,000 fine for his offences in Cincinnati – but this is clearly not correct, given that those penalties cannot be activated in Melbourne.

Kyrgios, though, could have incurred those twin penalties had he violated the terms of his suspended sentence during the ATP Cup – an ATP tour team event – held in Perth, Brisbane and Sydney as a lead-in to this year's Australian Open.

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Nick Kyrgios has been hit with a ,000 fine and 16-week ban from the ATP Tour – both of which are suspended – following his In a separate investigation, Kyrgios received no additional penalties for comments at the US Open – when he called the ATP “corrupt” – having backtracked on those views

Nick Kyrgios has been fined with a hefty amount of €20,000 for his three violations of the code of conduct during his second round The world no. 36 will also forfeit the 45 ATP points that he earned during the Italian Open 2019. The breakdown of the penalties incurred by Nick Kyrgios is as follows

Tennis Australia and tournament officials could still fine or suspend Kyrgios for offences – as they could any player – but this would be completely separate from the ATP punishments.

Kyrgios was fined that record amount for five charges of unsportsmanlike conduct, one charge of audible obscenity and one for leaving the court without permission.

The ATP handed down the penalties in late September, the offences having taken place prior to the US Open.

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Nick Kyrgios beats Karen Khachanov in Australian Open five-set thriller in Melbourne .
Nick Kyrgios survives a gruelling five-set match against Russian Karen Khachanov at the Australian Open to move through to a blockbuster clash with world number one Rafael Nadal in the round of 16. © Getty MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 25: Nick Kyrgios of Australia plays a backhand during his Men's Singles third round match against Karen Khachanov of Russia on day six of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia.

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