PARIS: Norwegian Casper Ruud says that he’s “executed speaking” about Nick Kyrgios’ “behaviour” after the Australian mentioned he used to be “dull” in a Twitter tirade.

The pair’s first assembly on the Rome Masters previous this yr noticed Kyrgios disqualified for throwing a chair onto the courtroom in anger, with Ruud wildly celebrating his consequent win.

The arena quantity 63 advised the Tennisportalen site remaining week that Kyrgios used to be an “fool” and used to be “utterly loopy” within the fit in opposition to him.

“Hi there @CasperRuud98 subsequent time you could have one thing to mention, I might respect you assert it to my face, I am certain you would not run your mouth such a lot after that,” Kyrgios hit again on Twitter.

“Till then I will be able to proceed to moderately watch paint dry then watch you play tennis, dull af.

“I additionally perceive why it’s a must to stay my title for your mouth, as a result of other people do not even realise that you just play tennis.”

However Ruud says he might not be criticising Kyrgios for his antics any more.

“I am executed speaking about no matter he does and I am not going to be commenting anymore on him or his behaviour,” he mentioned after shedding 6-4, 6-2 within the Paris Masters first spherical to Frenchman Adrian Mannarino on Monday in a fit which completed at 11:45 p.m native time.

International quantity 30 Kyrgios used to be fined 20,000 euros ($22,166) following his Rome meltdown in simply one among a string of controversies in his profession.

The 24-year-old has since been fined $17,500 for unsportsmanlike habits at Queen’s in June, earlier than having to pay an ATP Excursion document $113,000 after an expletive-laden rant at umpire Fergus Murphy throughout the Cincinnati Masters in August.

Kyrgios additionally gained a suspended 16-week ban.

The 20-year-old Ruud has certified for subsequent week’s ATP NextGen Finals in Milan after a powerful season which has noticed him achieve the French Open 3rd spherical and wreck into the arena’s best 100.

“It used to be one among my largest targets so as to end the season in Milan and we’re there now,” he mentioned. “I am taking a look ahead to it so much and it’s going to be an excellent end to the season.”

Kyrgios, who has gained two ATP titles this season, made up our minds to skip the Paris Masters, the place he has but to make an look in his profession.

However he has been named in Australia’s staff through Lleyton Hewitt after a 21-month absence for the inaugural Davis Cup finals in Madrid subsequent month.



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