Nick Kyrgios: Net Worth, Salary and Endorsements
Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios was the first thrust into the limelight when he defeated Rafael Nadal in 2014 at Wimbledon. As a result, he became the first male newcomer to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals since Florian Mayer in 2004. The Australian has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
However, Nick Kyrgios has been fined several times in his career by the ATP. In one of the recent meltdown at the Cincinnati Masters 2019, Nick Kyrgios was fined $113,000 for five different examples of unsportsmanlike conduct by the ATP.
During the match with Karen Khachanov, Kyrgios was penalized with a point for unsportsmanlike conduct and has been fined with $20,000. He was also fined $3000 for leaving the court without the permission of the Chair Umpire and deemed to go to the washroom.
However, he didn’t go to the washroom instead, he smashed his racquets inside the locker room. The unsportsmanlike conduct took place on four different occasions and the Australian has been fined $20,000 for three of them and $5,000 for the remaining one. Nick Kyrgios also used obscene language on the court, for which he was charged with $5000. He also jas to pay $20,000 for verbal abuse. In total, the Australian has been charged with a hefty amount for unsportsmanlike conduct.
Kyrgios’ resumé comes with a grand total of four ATP wins. He claimed six titles in 2016, in Marseille, Atlanta, Acapulco, Washington, Tokyo, and Brisbane. All his victories were on hardcourts. Kyrgios was the finalist at Cincinnati Masters 2017.
Nick Kyrgios’ Endorsements
The controversial Australian won $7,383,048 as prize money in his entire career and is increasing rapidly as he plays, but one thing that does not play in his favor is his ‘bad boy image’. His on and off-court behavior have bitten him where it hurts, on a number of occasions.
The mercurial player has had endorsement deals with numerous companies. This includes the likes of Yonex, Nike, and Beats.
However, underwear brand, Bonds ended their association with Kyrgios in light of his 2015 controversies. Similarly, Malaysia Airlines terminated its partnership after Kyrgios’ suspension and fined for ‘tanking’ in the 2016 Shanghai Rolex Masters.
He has also been accused of verbal abuse and unsportsmanlike conduct by much of the media and former tennis players including John McEnroe.
Foundations and Charity Work
Despite his bad rap sheet, Kyrgios has indulged in charitable activities. Kyrgios pledged his support for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. He also pledged his support to the Elena Baltacha Foundation in 2015.
The Australian launched the NK Foundation to provide sports facilities to underprivileged and disadvantaged youths.
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