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Kyrgios fined after controversial Shanghai exit

12 October 2017

Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios apologised and said he had been unwell after he stormed off court to loud boos midway through his opening match at the Shanghai Masters.

Kyrgios was becoming frustrated and he was punished with a one-point deduction for yelling an expletive at the judge, before he threatened to walk off the court if he lost the set. He was then docked a point penalty for the second match running because of his conduct, which included belting a ball out of the court in a flash of rage.

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Australian Nick Kyrgios is under investigation by the sport's governing body after his latest on-court meltdown. "He can go in a spiral and get in the doldrums and then it takes quite a lot to lift him", said Croft. "He then needs other people around him and the right advice that he can respond to and lift his spirits a little bit".

Added to that, he forfeits his first-round singles prize money for taking a pass on the mandatory post match-retirement medical.

Combined, the fines totaled to more than USD31,000.

Kyrgios said: "Guys, I want to apologise to the fans in Shanghai and those that watched around the world on TV today".

The tweet later appeared to have been deleted. Subsequently, Kyrgios was fined and slapped with an eight-week suspension by the ATP.

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It was later announced that the #21 ranked player had also withdrawn from the double tournament on Wednesday. Again. The volatile Aussie's challenge went up in flames for the second successive year at the Shanghai Rolex Masters.

Only past year, he was fined $21,200 and hit with an eight-week suspension for tanking against Mischa Zverev in the second round of the same tournament.

But that's not all.

"Exactly why I shouldn't come here", he muttered.

"Obviously didn't have a great one a year ago, obviously got suspended after that".

"I've not eaten much in the past 24 hours".

However, Kyrgios seemed untroubled by the injury when they entered the first-set tie-break, but his temper soon got the better of him after he was angered by the unsettled crowd and the umpire.

Kyrgios fined after controversial Shanghai exit