‘Quite Disappointing’ – Ajla Tomljanovic Fumes at Media for Questions About Ex-boyfriend Nick Kyrgios After Her Quarterfinal Defeat at Wimbledon Championships 2022

Published 07/06/2022, 11:25 PM EDT

Nick Kyrgios is living his dream at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships. Earlier this year, he had skipped the French Open to concentrate on the grass-court season that lay ahead. The move has seemed to pay off, as Kyrgios has produced his best result at Grand Slam tournaments. Yesterday, he got the better of Chile’s Cristian Garin to advance into the semi-finals of Wimbledon.

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However, before the match, Kyrgios had off-court controversies to deal with. The 27-year-old was accused of domestic abuse by one of his ex-girlfriends. Nonetheless, Kyrgios managed to keep his concentration to get the better of his Chilean opponent. Recently, Kyrgios’ ex-girlfriend, Ajla Tomljanovic was asked to comment on this controversy surrounding him. Subsequently, Tomljanovic vented out her frustration at the media for these questions.

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Ajla Tomljanovic unhappy with questions about Nick Kyrgios

After her quarter-final defeat against Elena Rybakina, Tomljanovic took to Twitter to express her unhappiness about the questions related to Kyrgios’ domestic abuse charges. She said, “Quite disappointing that after almost 2 hours of playing my quarterfinals that that was the first question the journalist chose to ask me, and never proceeded to ask anything match related. Glad to see headlines mostly about that now. Do better.” 

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Earlier in the day, Tomljanovic fought hard but could not overcome her Kazakh opponent. The Australian star began the match brightly, taking the opening set 6-4. However, Rybakina came back strongly to level the match by winning the second set 6-2. Further, she carried the momentum into the deciding set, winning it 6-3 to advance into the semi-finals.

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Kyrgios enters maiden Grand Slam semi-final

Yesterday, Nick Kyrgios produced one of his finest performances at this year’s Wimbledon to overcome the challenge of Cristian Garin in the quarter-finals. However, he faces a monumental task in the semi-finals ahead. Kyrgios is set to face Rafael Nadal next, who is unbeaten in this year’s Grand Slam tournaments.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 09: Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates winning a point during his quarter final singles match against Cameron Norrie of Great Britain during day seven of the 2020. ATP Cup at Ken Rosewall Arena on January 09, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

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It’ll be interesting to see who comes out on top in this mouth-watering battle.

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Vatsal Shah

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Vatsal Shah is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. With a Bachelor's degree in engineering, he is a die hard fan of tennis and sports in general. He is an ardent follower of Rafael Nadal and is inspired by his never-say-die attitude.

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