Former Wimbledon champion, Pat Cash slams Kyrgios for behaviour: "Gamesmanship, cheating, manipulation, abuse"

Nick Kyrgios as ever is a polarising figure and after his win over Stefanos Tsitsipas which garnered so much debate, former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash slammed his compatriot.

Cash said that while it's entertaining at times, it has gone to the limit and believes he has brought tennis into disrepute as a result of his actions.

“It was absolute mayhem, he [Kyrgios] was lucky to even get through the first set," former Wimbledon champion Cash said on the BBC. "He should have been defaulted in the first set.

"Something's got to be done about it. It's just an absolute circus.

"He has brought tennis to the lowest level I can see as far as gamesmanship, cheating, manipulation, abuse, aggressive behaviour to umpires, to linesmen.

"Is it entertaining? Yeah, possibly. It's gone to the absolute limit now. [It's] the gamesmanship, the abuse he was giving. Tsitsipas got sucked right into it, so it was entertaining and fascinating, but for me, it's gone too far now.

"I have no problems with a bit of gamesmanship but when it gets to that level I think it's just out of control.”

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