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Stefanos Tsitsipas and Nick Kyrgios fined after fiery Wimbledon match




Stefanos Tsitsipas and Nick Kyrgios have both been fined after their fiery third round match at Wimbledon this weekend.

According to Nine Wide World of Sports, Tsitsipas was fined $14,680 for hitting a ball that narrowly missed spectators.

Kyrgios, who had already received the same punishment after spitting in his first round match, was docked $5,872 for his obscene language during the match.

After the fines were handed down, Kyrgios said nothing but tweeted a laughing emoji.

These fines come after Tsitsipas labelled Kyrgios a bully with an “evil side” after their match on Sunday, where the Australian beat him 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-3 7-6 (7).

“It’s constant bullying, that’s what he does. He bullies the opponents. He was probably a bully at school himself,” Tsitsipas said.

Tsitsipas gave Kyrgios short shrift at the net after his defeat. Photo: Getty.

“I don’t like bullies. I don’t like people that put other people down. He has some good traits in his character, as well. But he also has a very evil side to him.”

In response, Kyrgios said Tsitsipas was just soft and had “serious issues.”

Kyrgios will next play Brandon Nakashima tonight on Centre Court, with a win set to propel him into the quarter-finals and a possible all-Australian clash against Alex De Minaur.

Source: Nine Wide World of Sports.

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