The 11 most ridiculous things tennis bad boy Nick Kyrgios has ever said or done
- Tennis bad boy Nick Kyrgios is always in the headlines - whether for the right reasons or not.
- Since turning pro in 2012, the Australian has provided tennis fans with some of the sports most exciting and controversial moments of recent years.
- Business Insider has listed the best, and the worst, below.
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Nick Kyrgios is always in the headlines.
The Aussie is one of tennis' most talented stars, capable of beating anyone on the ATP tour. Just ask Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.Advertisement
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However, more often than not, it's Kyrgios' bad boy antics - some savory, and some not so much - that see him make the front page, rather than his ability on the court.
Business Insider has listed the most ridiculous things the 24-year-old has ever said or done below.
We'll start with this year’s Laver Cup, when a "hot chick" made him lose.
At the Italian Open, he threw his chair onto the court.Advertisement
He once tore into Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic on a popular tennis podcast.
Kyrgios told Wawrinka that his friend had “banged his girlfriend” during a match in 2015.Advertisement
Later that year, he encouraged fans to smear their faces with Vegemite and Nutella as a show of support.
He stayed out drinking with journalists the night before being knocked out of Wimbledon.Advertisement
Kyrgios' love for beer isn’t just confined to the bar — he once asked for one during a match.
Earlier this year, he shouted at an umpire over the colour of his towels.Advertisement
Then there's that “Beats by Dre” commercial.
Kyrgios may like music, but he didn’t approve of it on court at the 2016 Australian Open.Advertisement
Last but not least was his $113,000 clash with umpire Fergus Murphy.