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Kyrgios Takes Social Shot at Nadal


Some cultures celebrate weddings tossing rice at the bride and groom.

A couple of days after Rafael Nadal's trip down the aisle in Mallorca, Nick Kyrgios took a social shot at the Spaniard.

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Kyrgios posted video of his effort to rattle the Roland Garros champion's rib cage ripping a forehand right at the world No. 2 during his Wimbledon loss to Nadal in July.

Kyrgios posted the video along with a single-word caption "mood" accompanied by a monkey emoji.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mood 🙊

A post shared by NK (@k1ngkyrg1os) on



Kyrgios didn't lift his racquet to apologize after the attempted body blow and afterwards he explained why.

“I don't care,” a surly Kyrgios told reporters after the match. “Why would I apologize?

"I mean, the dude has got how many slams, how much money in the bank account? I think he can take a ball to the chest, bro. I'm not going to apologize to him at all.”



Nadal, who stared down the Aussie after the shot, had his own interpretation after the match.

“When he hit the ball like this, is dangerous,” he said. “Is not dangerous for me, is dangerous for a line referee, dangerous for a crowd. When you hit the ball like this, you don't know where the ball goes.”

It may be Kyrgios' warning shot ahead of a possible Davis Cup showdown.

Both Kyrgios and Nadal have committed to playing next month's Davis Cup final in Madrid set for November 18-24th.

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