Nick Kyrgios Says He And Bernard Tomic Are Not Bad Humans, Not Drug Dealers!
by Tom Gainey | August 8th, 2017, 10:18 am

Nick Kyrgios says he and countryman Bernard Tomic are not bad guys, despite all the negative publicity they receive.

We all make mistakes,” Kyrgios said Monday in Montreal. “Bernard is struggling at the moment. He doesn’t really know what he wants to do. I respect that. He deserves every right to be happy and try and find what makes him happy. If that’s not tennis at the moment, then so be it.

“I mean, we’re not bad humans. We don’t, I don’t know, deal drugs. We don’t do anything. We have some bad issues on the court sometimes. It’s just us competing.

“He’s not a bad person. The media can write what they want. But, you know, at the end of the day he’s been, to be fair, to be honest, me and Bernard have been the best two players from Australia for the last five years, so that’s the facts. We’ve been in the top 20. We’ve beaten top players, you know. So doesn’t matter what you write really. It’s facts.”

Kyrgios won his first round match powering past Viktor Troicki 61, 62. But Kyrgios, who couldn’t finish his last three events, says he’s still not 100% healthy due to hip and shoulder issues.

“I know that I can still win matches, you know, not being 100%, Kyrgios said. “I just got to keep doing the right things. I’m getting a lot of treatment, trying to do my rehab every day.

“I’m doing everything I can, I guess.”

Next for Nick is the winner of Tiafoe or Lorenzi.

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5 Comments for Nick Kyrgios Says He And Bernard Tomic Are Not Bad Humans, Not Drug Dealers!

SG1 Says:

When Federer, Nadal, Djokovic or Murray talk (…throw in Stan as well), what they say carries some weight.

Who really cares what Nick Kyrgios thinks?

RZ Says:

Kyrgios using the fact that he and Tomic have been the 2 best players from Australia in the last 5 years isn’t much of a defense against criticism. Both these guys get criticized because they have so much talent but let their work ethic and bad habits get in the way and prevents them from being regular threats on tour.

I’d make an argument that John Peers is the most successful current male player from Australia. Sure he’s not a singles player, but he’s ranked near the top in doubles, has won a slam and been in slam finals, and won the year-end title.

Tennis Vagabond Says:

Thank God he cleared that up. I thought they were drug dealers.

SG1 Says:


SG1 Says:

Kyrgios doesn’t understand that his words don’t resonate well. He and Tomic are multi-millionaires that play tennis for a living, travel the world and date pretty much whoever they want to. But they don’t like their job. Do they think a person make $15.00/hour is going sympathize in the least?

Tomic and Kyrgios need to wake up and smell the coffee.

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