A Pro Tennis Player Was Fined $17,500 for This Obscene Gesture
Nick Kyrgios made an inappropriate gesture with a water bottle.
Pro tennis player Nick Kyrgios received a hefty fine for yet another instance of bad behavior. During his 7-6, 7-6 semifinal loss to Marin Cilic at the Queen’s Club Championship in London, the 23-year-old used a water bottle to mime masturbation. The cameras caught the entire gesture.
The Association of Tennis Professionals was not thrilled with their No. 19-ranked player’s behavior and took back $17,500 of Kyrgios’ reported $105,000 tournament earnings. Some social media users seemed to think it was amusing, however.
There are SO many things wrong with the world right now, Nick Kyrgios pretending to wank with a water bottle isn’t one of them
— Alfie ???????? (@alfielowee) June 26, 2018
Tennis just got entertaining ?https://t.co/H3glhVa2Fe
— Sebastian Arevalo (@HOODBOI_OG_187) June 26, 2018
Just can’t get enough of this man ??? https://t.co/SAn8QJUSLl
— EMEKA (tick loading) (@emyboy_7) June 26, 2018
Honestly we don’t deserve Nick Kyrgios https://t.co/7f1EpDoViO
— Aya Reina (@AyaReina) June 26, 2018
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