For Nick Kyrgios (ATP 36) is the ATP tournament in Rome (clay/5.207.405 euro) ended with a damp squib. The Australian was in the duel of the second round against the Norwegian Casper Ruud (ATP 76) does not control and went into the third set by the ribbon. Kyrgios was subsequently disqualified.
Kyrgios lost his composure after he booing would have been heard. The Australian went bright rail against the audience and put his tennis racket on the court. Also, he threw a chair through the air. The umpire decided to end the contest and Kyrgios to disqualify. Kyrgios took the first set 6-3 lost, but won the second set with 7-6 (7/5). In the third he was 2-1 behind.
Ruud found in the eighth-finals Juan Martin Del Potro (ATP 9). The Argentinian made in the second round to end the tournament of David Goffin (ATP 23).