Nick Kyrgios Withdraws From US Open
by Staff | August 1st, 2020, 8:50 pm
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From the “no surprise” department, Nick Kyrgios announced that he will not be playing the US Open.

The controversial Australian has been critical of players all summer for taking part in exhibitions, risking their lives and others with the coronavirus pandemic raging. Now he won’t take part in the upcoming re-start in New York, he said in a post with the Uninterrupted.

Dear Tennis,

I will not be playing this year at the US Open.

It hurts me at my core… But I’m sitting out for the people, for my Aussies, for the hundreds of thousands of Americans who have lost their lives, for all of you.

#SincerelyYours,
@NickKyrgios’

While Kyrgios didn’t take issue with the event, he called out players for “dancing on tables” and “trying to make a quick buck” on the exo circuit.

Kyrgios’s compatriot Ash Barty also announced that she will not play the US Open, either.

The US Open is slated to release their preliminary entry list on Monday.


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9 Comments for Nick Kyrgios Withdraws From US Open

chrisford1 Says:

It hurts me at my core… But I’m sitting out for the people, for my Aussies, for the hundreds of thousands of Americans who have lost their lives, for all of you.

#SincerelyYours,
@NickKyrgios’
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POUND SAND, Nick!
His bailing has nothing to do with any solidarity with dead Americans, or the Australians impacted by the Wuhan virus.
Only the convenience of Nick.
The players and organizers taking a tiny risk that started the mixed success at trying for the resurrection of the pro sport matter more than Kyrgios spending his last 6 months on his butt playing video games, criticizing others.
I wish him well going down the path Bernard Tomic took..
For those that may have missed it, mabybe because it was ATP Cup semis, before the AO. There was a classic, high quality war between Djokovic and the in form Daniil Medvedev. It took Djokovic on his A game to beat Medvedev and tie their rivalry 4-4.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqvHFrNrBkY

Watch Daniil, even become a fan of his! He is one of the definite heirs to the Top 5. Like Thiem, he’s there now and I expect him to stay.


chrisford1 Says:

WB – Not ignoring your Serbia events posts. Reading them but not having the knowledge to respond.
I lag on overseas politics, not wanting to be in the insta-internet commentary.
I wish the EU and the US would focus on overall regional corruption instead of just beating on Russia for taking Russian Crimea back. The systemic corruption of the Ukraine Republic, and the Russian lowering of priority in control of corruption – naturally inspires a new wave of it in the Balkans.
“If Ukrainian leaders are getting rich off it and the US lets them alone, why can’t we?”.


Wog Boy Says:

CF1,
You are right in both posts, while Kyrgios is rubbishing every single one he can get hold of (Nole, Thiem, Zverev, Coric, Boris Becker….), he was spotted in the night club in Adelaide mingling with patrons and not wearing the mask.
While he later posted his picture sitting in the night club wearing the mask (publicity stunt), somebody posted another picture of him in the same club not wearing the mask and witnesses confirmed it.
As for the other post, I just had to get it out of my chest after I’ve seen brutality of the police (and Americans are complaining about their police?!) in Belgrade.
I checked with my friends who live in Europe and North America if the brutality was shown in the news, they confirmed what I thought, no they didn’t show it, they only showed short news generally about protest, same as here.
It’s obvious that he is given green light by his masters to do what ever he wants as long as he signs certain documents they expect him to sign and he was installed for.
They created monster…yet again.

This short video tells everything about him, 3-4 years ago, apologising in broken English to the man who bombed his country and killed thousands of his people and caused 100 billion dollars damage, no self respect no dignity, It’s titled “war criminal Clinton and Monica Vucic”, it’s obvious why Monica, Clinton is even petting him like “good dog, I’ll give you a treat”:

https://youtu.be/678hrBl4NoU


skeezer Says:

Like it or not(I like it), Nick takes a stand on the issue, and is not in denial about it like others have mistakenly been. Gotta give him some credit here, he didn’t have to come out and take a stand. Let’s face it, he decided health was more important than making money. His maturity is growing, where as others is going the opposite.


Wog Boy Says:

“maturity”?!

Scroll for the pictures from the night club, one with mask and one without mask while hugging some dude, pay attention on his middle finger on hugging hand, very mature indeed:

https://mobile.twitter.com/NBASerbians/status/1285872874935455745


Wog Boy Says:

^^^
Just press where it says “this is vibe” to open picture.


skeezer Says:

Sorry WB, that pic and where it comes from looks like a setup to me, got anymore? Like dancing on tables or videos of Limbo in close quarters?


Wog Boy Says:

WoW Django, I don’t know where did you find it, who wrote it and who is behind that blog but it’s absolutely accurate, that’s exactly how it’s.
I couldn’t have put it better together, I’ll keep an eye on that blog, thanks for sharing it.


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