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Wimbledon: Zoff summit between Kyrgios and Tsitsipas has consequences

After their heated third-round duel at the lawn classic in Wimbledon, Australia’s Nick Kyrgios and Stefanos Tsitsipas from Greece each have to pay a fine.

Winner Kyrgios was fined $4,000 for foul language and Tsitsipas was fined $10,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct, tennis tournament organizers said.

When Kyrgios scored 6: 7 (2: 7), 6: 4, 6: 3, 7: 6 (9: 7), there were warnings on both sides. The Australian demanded a disqualification from his opponent when he hit a ball on the stands. In addition, Tsitsipas was warned when he tried to hit a return on Kyrgios and hit the scoreboard.

Kyrgios took on the referees, asking referee Damien Dumusois “Are you stupid?”, calling him a “shame” and repeatedly using swear words.

The 27-year-old is the most heavily penalized player of the tournament to date, with a total of $14,000.

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