World No.1 Daniil Medvedev was seen confronting followers after on of them yelled out to the Russian star, calling him a “loser”. The incident occurred after Medvedev misplaced a 6-7 6-4 6-2 thriller to the in-form Kyrgios within the second spherical on the Canadian Open.
A video of the incident has gone viral. Within the video, Medvedev was seen returning again to the person and interesting in a confrontation which took a few minute. The safety tried to separate the pair because it obtained heated.
Medvedev, who’s participating within the ATP Cincinnati Masters as High Seed, declined to elaborate on what he instructed the younger spectator who known as him a “loser.”
God, how terrible can followers be after they chant ‘loser’ to a tennis participant after a troublesome battle on the courtroom 👎🏻
Obtain one thing your self on this life..
Having respect for an additional individual is a crucial rule of a human being. pic.twitter.com/raFBQ8AXN7
— Meddy Household (@dmedvedevfans) August 13, 2022
“I was disappointed after losing the match (in three sets to Kyrgios),” Medvedev mentioned. “However when somebody mocks me, I’ll reply.
“It could be dangerous to let folks shout dangerous issues at me and simply maintain strolling.
“I will ask what his problem is.”
Nonetheless, Kyrgios got here in Medvedev’s defence and blasted the “low IQ crowd” and posted on Twitter, “Disgusting behaviour. ️This is the best we have in the sport, fans need to show some respect.”
Disgusting behaviour ☹️ That is one of the best we have now within the sport, followers want to indicate some respect. https://t.co/p0MG6vF4Xn
— Nicholas Kyrgios (@NickKyrgios) August 14, 2022