After a host of stars examined optimistic for Covid-19 after competing within the event — which attracted massive crowds and the place social distancing wasn’t in place — together with Djokovic, his spouse Jelena, three different gamers, three coaches and one participant’s pregnant spouse, the competitors was canceled. Djokovic additionally issued a assertion saying sorry the event “caused harm.”
One of the gamers who competed however examined unfavorable, Alexander Zverev, introduced on his social media that, regardless of his unfavorable take a look at, he can be self-isolating as a precaution. However, a video that emerged on social media a few days later appeared to point out the German partying in a Monte Carlo nightclub.
Kyrgios, typically the supply of controversy in tennis, took to Twitter to criticize the 23-year-old Zverev, calling him “selfish” for ignoring social distance pointers.
“If you have the audacity to f***ing put out a tweet, that you made your management write on your behalf, saying you’re going to self-isolate for 14 days and apologizing to the f***ing general public about putting their health at risk, at least have the audacity to stay inside for 14 days,” Kyrgios stated on an Instagram story.
Kyrgios had beforehand referred to as the choice to host the Adria Tour as “boneheaded.” Zverev’s administration staff didn’t instantly reply to CNN Sport’s request for remark.
‘Don’t like no #rats!’
However, Djokovic’s former coach Becker has described Kyrgios as a “rat” on Twitter for calling out Zverev’s habits.
Kyrgios clearly did not admire being referred to as a “rat” by Becker.
“WHEN my family and families all over the world have respectfully done the right thing. And you have a goose waving his arms around, imma say something.”
Kyrgios has additionally been vocal in his criticism in regards to the rescheduled US Open, which is at present set to happen between August 24 to September 13.