Nick Krygios got kicked out of the Italian Open on Thursday.
The 24-year-old bounced back from a first set loss to take the second, had the crowd on his side, but then fell apart in the third.
Kyrgios was slapped with a game penalty for apparent swearing, then threw a chair onto the court, which resulted in his disqualification. He then packed his bag and walked off in a huff.
You can watch the chaotic scene unfold below.
His opponent, Casper Ruud, proceeds to the tournament’s third round and faces Juan Martin del Potro later on Thursday.
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Nick Kyrgios just got ejected from the Italian Open.
The Australian tennis player had previously been in entertaining form having called upon a wide variety of trick shots, including his infamous underarm serve, to defeat Daniil Medvedev on Tuesday.
In the second round on Thursday, Kyrgios went one set down to Casper Ruud. Cheered on by a loud Italian crowd, the 24-year-old won the second set after a gripping tie break and had the momentum to take the third.
But after the second game of the third set, Krygios fell apart.
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