Tennis-'Most hated', Kyrgios and Tomic exchange barbs on social media

FILE PHOTO: Mar 29, 2022; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Nick Kyrgios (AUS) smiles between points against Jannik Sinner (ITA)(not pictured) in a fourth round men's singles match in the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

SYDNEY (Reuters) - While the rest of the world's top tennis players battle for Grand Slam glory in Paris, Australians Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic have been slugging it out on social media.

One-time prodigy Tomic appears to have triggered the row by giving his thoughts on why world number 76 Kyrgios tended to get rankled by comparisons between the two.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 48
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Next In Tennis

Tennis-Injured Nadal unsure if he can play semis against Kyrgios
Tennis-Russian-born Rybakina calls for peace and an end to war in Ukraine
Tennis-Kyrgios says he is unable to speak about assault allegation
Tennis-Kyrgios soaks up acclaim after proving doubters wrong
Tennis-Ailing Nadal finds mental steel to edge Fritz in Wimbledon epic
Tennis-Emotions on hold as Mum Tatjana takes on Aunt Ons
Tennis-Composed Kyrgios overpowers Garin to set up Nadal semi-final
Tennis-Halep harnesses spirit of 2019 to race into Wimbledon semis
Tennis-Rybakina finds her range to set up Halep semi-final
Tennis-Halep demolishes Anisimova to reach Wimbledon semi-finals

Others Also Read