Nick Kyrgios takes a swipe at Stefanos Tsitsipas

Nick Kyrgios takes a swipe at Stefanos Tsitsipas ahead of US Open series

Nick Kyrgios takes a swipe at Stefanos Tsitsipas

Nick Kyrgios has again taken a swipe at Stefanos Tsitsipas while announcing his participation in the US Open series.

Kyrgios has accepted a wildcard for the ATP Masters event at Cincinnati and will be playing doubles with Jack Sock at the ATP 500 Washington Open.

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“I’m super excited to see Jack Sock,” Kyrgios said during a chat with the official Citi Open account.

“We’ve got doubles in DC which I’m super excited about.

“I’ve had Stefanos as a partner there so it can’t get much worse than that.”

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The relationship between Tsitsipas and Kyrgios has frayed since their ill-tempered third-round clash at Wimbledon.

The Greek had labelled Kyrgios a ‘bully’ for his constant antics and Kyrgios retorted by calling Tsitsipas ‘soft’.

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Kyrgios reached his first Grand Slam final at Wimbledon this year and is likely trying to get into the best shape for the US Open.

In a surprise move, Kyrgios will be returning to Cincinnati for the first time since 2019.

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The last time he played in the American city he was handed a fine of $113,000 for arguing with the chair umpire and committing a number of unsportsmanlike conduct offences.