Nick Kyrgios referred to as the ATP “corrupt” on Tuesday night time for fining him more than $100,000 this month for his conduct at some point of a healthy.
Asked if that current punishment from the guy’s excursion — best the modern-day in a long series that also included a suspension — affected him mentally coming into the U.S. Open, he spoke back:
“Not at all. ATP’s quite corrupt, anyway, so I’m now not fussed approximately it in any respect.”
Kyrgios insulted a chair umpire and left the court docket to break rackets at some point of a 2nd-spherical loss on the Western & Southern Open this month.
The subsequent day, the ATP listed a breakdown of eight fines ranging from $3,000 to $20,000 each, for violations including unsportsmanlike conduct, verbal abuse, and audible obscenity.
When a reporter requested an observe-up question approximately his use of the phrase “corrupt” following his immediately-set victory over Steve Johnson that ended beyond 1 a.M. On Wednesday at Flushing Meadows, Kyrgios first referenced his fines totaling $113,000.
Then he added that we speaking about something that happened three weeks in the past, once he just chopped up a person (within the) first round of U.S. Open?