Umpire Pleads With Nick Kyrgios To Take Match Seriously In Bizarre U.S. Open Scene

August 30, 2018 at 12:31 pm by Terez in Nick Kyrgios, U.S. Open

Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios admitted to tanking during this month’s Cincinnati Open, and that lackadaisical attitude reappeared during his U.S. Open Round of 64 match on Thursday against Pierre-Hugues Herbert. At one point, the umpire Mohamed Lahyani decided to leave his chair to ask for better effort from Kyrgios. It happened after Kyrgios simply did not even flinch at Herbert’s serves. – TO