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Kyrgios gets hefty fine for petulant display

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Nick Kyrgios has been lucky to avoid a suspension but has received what’s thought to be the biggest fine of the tennis year after his petulant display at the Shanghai Masters.

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Kyrgios has been fined a total of $US16,500 ($A21,800) for breaches of the ATP code of conduct during his second-round match against Mischa Zverev on Wednesday.

The controversial world No.14 received a code violation for an audible obscenity during the 6-3 6-1 capitulation and later admitted he took the easy way out.

Kyrgios said yesterday there was no excuse for his meltdown, admitting he “took the easy way out”.

His behavior – including limply tapping one serve over the net and then walking off court before Zverev had even struck his return – sparked outrage across social media

-AAP

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