Nick Kyrgios had a run-in with the authorities again as he broke the Wimbledon all-white clothing rule after the Round of 16 clash on Monday.
The 27-year-old Australian was exceptionally well-behaved on court during his Round of 16 clash against Brandon Nakashima, which he won 4-6, 6-4, 7-6, 3-6, 6-2.
Playing on Centre Court, Kyrgios wore all-white during the match but after his five-set win changed back into red trainers and a red cap while doing his on-court interview.
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The Australian has already picked up two fines so far at the tournament and could face another after ignoring the all-white clothing rule.
Asked afterwards why he had deliberately broken the rule stating that players must wear all white on court, the Australian offered a curt response.
“Because I do what I want,” said Kyrgios.
Asked if he felt above the rules he added: “No, I’m not above the rules. I just like wearing my Jordans. That’s okay. I’ll wear some Triple Whites tomorrow.”
Kyrgios has reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon for the first time since his debut in 2014.
He has already been fined a total of $14,000 for two offences — spitting towards a fan after his first-round win and then for swearing in a fiery third-round clash with Stefanos Tsitsipas.