Andy Murray reckons Nick Kyrgios isn’t as nasty as he is made to look right now.
Kyrgios has been the hot topic in the tennis world of late, but, for no good reason.
Playing in a tournament last week, the Aussie commented on the personal life of the Swiss player Wawrinka.
The young man has been getting absolutely drilled for that, but, Murray seemed to have a little sympathetic view.
Speaking after clinching Rogers Cup, Murray said, “Nick is a good bloke. Of course, he should not have done what he did. I am not defending his act; let me be very clear about that. It was very disappointing.”
“As a professional sportsperson, you should be careful that the line is not crossed and as far that incident is concerned, Nick certainly crossed the line there. But, you also have to see how much negativity the guy has coped with in recent past. Not to forget, he is only 20 and there has been constant spotlight on him. It can be tough at times.”
“I hope he takes a lesson and moves on. Mistakes are part and parcel of life. Everyone makes mistakes, but, you need to learn. He is such an exciting player, blessed with loads of talent and he, undoubtedly, has a huge future awaiting him.” Read more »