“Make it Real Grass”: Furious Nick Kyrgios Blasts Wimbledon Championships 2021 Surface During R2

Published 07/01/2021, 1:22 PM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 30, 2021 Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in action during his first round match against France’s Ugo Humbert REUTERS/Peter Nicholls


Australian professional tennis player Nick Kyrgios got off to a great start at the Wimbledon Championships 2021. After defeating Ugo Humbert in a five-set marathon in the first round of the match, he is playing his second-round match against Gianluca Mager and is currently leading 1-0 after the end of the first set.

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There came a point during the match when Kyrgios got really angry. COnsequently, he shouted that the organizers should make the court out of some real grass.

“Make it real grass!!! Jesus,” screamed a frustrated Kyrgios.

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He lost his calm because of the surface, as according to him, the grass was popping out. He even yelled out saying he was feeling as if he was playing at the French Open.

“For those of you who don’t know on grass it’s supposed to slide away, now it just pops up on all of them. Feels like I’m playing at Roland Garros,” said Kyrgios to the crowd.

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Not the first time Nick Kyrgios has criticized Wimbledon

It is not the first time that Kyrgios has gotten mad at the management of the Wimbledon Championships 2021. He slipped on the court during his first match against Humbert and seemed really angry. The match even got suspended on that day.

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Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 30, 2021, Australia’s Nick Kyrgios reacts during his first-round match against France’s Ugo Humbert REUTERS/Peter Nicholls TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

The situation got tensed when an injury on the court forced Serena Williams to withdraw from the tournament. As a result, Kyrgios came forward and stated that the whole Championships were a ‘joke’.

Right now, the Australian is leading in his match against Mager. Will he be able to advance to the third round of the Grand Slam after battling past the Italian player?

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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