Mischa Zverev

Nick Kyrgios suspended rest of season and fined by ATP

Nick Kyrgios suspended rest of season and fined by ATP

Nick Kyrgios will miss the rest of the season after being suspended by the men’s tour and fined an additional $25,000 for “tanking” a match and insulting fans in the mercurial Australian’s latest run-in with tennis authorities. 

The ATP said Kyrgios was sanctioned for “conduct contrary to the integrity of the game” following an investigation into his behavior during a second-round loss to German qualifier Mischa Zverev last week at the Shanghai Masters. 

Kyrgios gave little effort during the 6-3, 6-1 defeat, even patting easy serves over the net and turning away before his opponent’s serve had crossed the net. 

The...

52°