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Nick Kyrgios Loses In U.S. Open, Throws Tantrum, Smashes 3 Rackets

At a glance

  • Nick Kyrgios, the world No. 25, came out on the wrong end of a grueling, back-and-forth match that started on Tuesday and ended on Wednesday against Russia’s Karen Khachanov in the U.S. Open.
  • After falling 5-7, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (7-3), 4-6 in the three hour and 39 minute match, Kyrgios, seeded No. 23 at the U.S. Open, threw a fit after the loss.
  • He slammed and smashed two rackets on the court — breaking both — before exiting the stadium. He also smashed and broke a racket during the match.

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