Nick Kyrgios trolled rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal during a podcast interview with a prominent tennis journalist.
Kyrgios called Djokovic “cringeworthy” because of the way he celebrates, and said Nadal is “salty.”
All three athletes are competing in this week’s Italian Open, as they prepare for the highly-anticipated French Open at Roland Garros later in the month.
Kyrgios could meet Djokovic in the Italian Open quarterfinal if both players continue to win.
Talk about awkward.
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Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are being mercilessly trolled by tennis bad boy Nick Kyrgios.
The three athletes are all competing at the Italian Open this week as they get ready for the second major of the year at Roland Garros, the highly-anticipated French Open.
Kyrgios has been in good form of late, bewildering Daniil Medvedev in the first round of the Rome tournament with fast and precise aces, unpredictable trick shots, and an erratic mentality. Medvedev was so flummoxed that, at one point in Tuesday’s match, the 23-year-old repeatedly smashed his racket on the clay court.
After beating Medvedev, Kyrgios served up some scorn to “cringeworthy” Djokovic and “salty” Nadal in a no holds barred …read more
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