Australian world quantity 40 Nick Kyrgios uploaded a throwback video on Instagram displaying him a rating a winner towards Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic.
Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios (Reuters Picture)
- Nicky Kyrgios had earlier slammed Novak Djokovic for organising Adria Tour occasion
- Kyrgios had referred to Novak Djokovic’s choice to carry Adria Tour as ‘boneheaded’
- four tennis gamers together with Novak Djokovic have been examined constructive for Covid-19 through the charity occasion
The battle of phrases, direct or oblique between Nick Kyrgios and Novak Djokovic continues because the Australian has this time provide you with a throwback video displaying him toying round with the category of mighty Novak Djokovic.
It is not that Nicky Kyrgios has carried out one thing towards Novak Djokovic for the primary time. Simply earlier than the Adria Tour debacle, Kyrgios in an Instagram Reside chat with Andy Murray had mentioned that the Scot performs higher towards him than the Serbian world number one.
“Djokovic was taking part in dodgeball on my serve and also you have been slapping it for a winner. He was attempting to dodge it, you have been on it like a light-weight,” Kyrgios had instructed.
Issues have escalated after the disastrous Adria Tour organised by Novak Djokovic. The charity occasion confronted all types of backlash after four gamers together with Novak Djokovic and Grigor Dimitrov have been examined constructive for the virus. Novak Djokovic not too long ago introduced that he has recovered from the impacts of the lethal virus and extra not too long ago slammed his critics accusing him of a “witch-hunt”.
Mercurial Nick Kyrgios has got here again and replied in his personal approach. In an Instagram throwback video on Thursday, Kyrgios may be seen taking part in a backhand winner towards Djokovic. Kyrgios’s winner within the video is leaving Djokovic with no probability however simply to face and look because the ball passes by from his left facet. Kyrgios may be seen celebrating the purpose in his typical vogue.
Nick Kyrgios used lyrics from British rapper Jay1’s ‘Mocking it’ to caption his video. “Speak shit however I’m doing what I do, you wouldn’t final if I put you in my sneakers,” learn Kyrgios’s caption.
“It’s clearly extra than simply criticism, it’s like an agenda and a witch-hunt are on. Somebody has to take the autumn, a giant identify,” Novak Djokovic had mentioned whereas responding to the criticisms towards him for organising the Adria Tour in Balkan area.
After Borna Coric confirmed his constructive Covid-19 consequence, Nick Kyrgios had taken a shot towards Djokovic and mentioned, “Boneheaded choice to go forward with the ‘exhibition’ speedy restoration fellas, however that’s what occurs once you disregard all protocols. This IS NOT A JOKE.” Gamers like Andy Murray had additionally joined Djokovic in criticising Novak Djokovic. who has consistently raised questions over internet hosting the 2020 US Open.
Notably, Nick Kyrgios has performed twice towards 17-time Grand Slam champion Djokovic and have prevailed over him in each the matches.