Nick Kyrgios was facing top-seeded Rafael Nadal as he honored the Lakers great, who died in a helicopter crash.
Asked last month to describe himself in one word, Australian tennis prodigy Nick Kyrgios replied, "different." And the 21 year-old, World Number 14 really is different.
We must never allow elite sportspeople to shame women publicly like Kyrgios has done. The question is, what are Tennis Australia going to do about it?
There's no place for this kind of vulgarity.
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New 20-year-old Aussie tennis sensation Nick Kyrgios has come perilously close to being defaulted for language and/or racquet and ball abuse at the US Open, the Australian Open, where John McEnroe was famously defaulted in 1990, and the Estoril Open in Portugal.
For the most part, sport is about entertainment. Tennis matches, especially at night, are beginning to look and feel more and more like rock concerts. Right now, win or lose, Nick is adding to that experience in spades.
Before we impose taxes, and before we wait for a market correction, we have to correct our star-crossed mindset and stop rewarding the 1 percent as though they create 99 percent more value than the rest.
Although Kyrgious was pushed out by Raonic with a respectable 6-7, 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 in the quarterfinals on July 2, his second Wimbeldon showing proves that he is a young force to be reckoned with.
On his way to a stunning upset of Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon on Tuesday, Australian 19-year-old Nick Kyrgios managed to hit