Nick Kyrgios calls Boris Becker a ‘doughnut’ after being labelled a ‘rat’ by tennis great

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.

“Don’t like no #rats! Anybody telling off fellow sportsman/woman is no friend of mine! Look yourself in the mirror and think your better than us … @NickKyrgios,” Becker said.
In reply, Kyrgios said: “For goodness sake Boris, I’m not competing or trying to throw anyone under the bus. It’s a global pandemic and if someone is as idiotic as Alex to do what he has done, I’ll call him out for it. Simple.”
Becker then doubled down, saying: “We all live in the pandemic called #Covid 19! It’s terrible and it killed to many lives … we should protect our families/loved ones and follow the guidelines but still don’t like #rats.”

Kyrgios clearly did not admire being referred to as a “rat” by Becker.

“Rats? For holding someone accountable? Strange way to think of it champion, I’m just looking out for people,” the 25-year-old Australian said.

“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.”

Later, Kyrgios went on to call the three-time Wimbledon champion a “bigger doughnut than I thought” and “obviously not the sharpest tool in the shed.”

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.

“People that live in the US of course are pushing [for] the Open to go ahead. ‘Selfish,”” he wrote on Twitter. “I’ll get my hazmat go well with prepared for once I journey from Australia after which must quarantine for two weeks on my return.”

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