Australian world quantity 40 Nick Kyrgios uploaded a throwback video on Instagram displaying him a rating a winner in opposition to Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic.
Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios (Reuters Image)
- Nicky Kyrgios had earlier slammed Novak Djokovic for organising Adria Tour occasion
- Kyrgios had referred to Novak Djokovic’s choice to maintain Adria Tour as ‘boneheaded’
- four tennis gamers together with Novak Djokovic have been examined optimistic 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 give you a throwback video displaying him toying round with the category of mighty Novak Djokovic.
It’s not that Nicky Kyrgios has performed one thing in opposition to Novak Djokovic for the primary time. Just earlier than the Adria Tour debacle, Kyrgios in an Instagram Live chat with Andy Murray had mentioned that the Scot performs higher in opposition to him than the Serbian world number one.
“Djokovic was playing dodgeball on my serve and you were slapping it for a winner. He was trying to dodge it, you were on it like a light,” Kyrgios had informed.
Things 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 optimistic for the virus. Novak Djokovic just lately introduced that he has recovered from the impacts of the lethal virus and extra just lately slammed his critics accusing him of a “witch-hunt”.
Mercurial Nick Kyrgios has got here again and replied in his personal manner. In an Instagram throwback video on Thursday, Kyrgios will be seen taking part in a backhand winner in opposition to Djokovic. Kyrgios’s winner in the video is leaving Djokovic with no likelihood however simply to stand and look because the ball passes by from his left facet. Kyrgios will be seen celebrating the purpose in his typical style.
Nick Kyrgios used lyrics from British rapper Jay1’s ‘Mocking it’ to caption his video. “Talk shit but I’m doing what I do, you wouldn’t last if I put you in my shoes,” learn Kyrgios’s caption.
“It’s obviously more than just criticism, it’s like an agenda and a witch-hunt are on. Someone has to take the fall, a big name,” Novak Djokovic had mentioned whereas responding to the criticisms in opposition to him for organising the Adria Tour in Balkan area.
After Borna Coric confirmed his optimistic Covid-19 consequence, Nick Kyrgios had taken a shot in opposition to Djokovic and mentioned, “Boneheaded choice to go forward with the ‘exhibition’ speedy restoration fellas, however that’s what occurs when you disregard all protocols. This IS NOT A JOKE.” Players 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 in opposition to 17-time Grand Slam champion Djokovic and have prevailed over him in each the matches.