Nick Kyrgios smashes two rackets and curses at umpire in Cincinnati defeat

(CNN) — Nick Kyrgios is once again in hot water then walking off the court to smash rackets and calling an umpire a”f***ing tool” After winning the opening series in his three-set defeat by Russia’s Karen Khachanov on Wednesday at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, Kyrgios was struck with a time violation in the second group for shooting too long between serves. While seated between games, he exclaimed:”That is amusing, though Rafa (Nadal) plays that quick I am retiring from tennis. “Total crap… disgrace. Get me some footage of Rafa playing that fast, that game. “If you’re able to find any of that I’ll shut my mouth and never talk again.” After Khachanov won the second set 7-6 (7-4), he predicted umpire Fergus Murphy”the eldest Dean ***ing ref ever, the worst ref in the sport. READ:’ Cori’Coco’ Gauff, 15, given wild card to perform at US Open Walking away Shortly after his outburst Kyrgios chose a bathroom break that Murphy, mentioning insufficient time staying at the changeover, had denied him permission to take. Having left the court with 2 rackets, cameras caught the entire world 27 breaking them making his way back to the courtroom. After the defeat, Kyrgios named Murphy that a”f***ing tool” and spat to the courtroom in the chair umpire’s direction prior to leaving. Kyrgios seems likely to be seeded to the US Open beginning on August 26. READ: Andy Murray loses early singles game because hip surgery, confirms he won’t play singles at US Open Not the first time This really isn’t the first time Kyrgios has voiced his displeasure at umpire Murphy’s decision making. Fourteen days ago, at the Washington Open, the Australian collaborated together with Murphy, before going on to win the championship. Kyrgios has a very long history of bad behavior on court. Visit CNN.com/sport to get movies, features, and more information He had been apprehended in May after he kicked a jar, threw his racket over the floor and hurled a chair in the final set of a game at the Italian Open. He had been fined 13,766 pounds ($16,670) for unsportsmanlike behavior at Queen’s in June.

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