Bad boy Kyrgios left out of Australia Davis Cup team

Bad boy Kyrgios left out of Australia Davis Cup team

Controversial tennis player Nick Kyrgios has been left out of Australia’s team for the Davis Cup semi-final against Britain next week to focus on his "personal and professional" development, captain Wally Masur said on Tuesday.

The 20-year-old world number 37’s behaviour has been making headlines this year. Kyrgios, who has born in Australia to Greek and Malaysian parents, was recently handed a 28-day suspended ban by the ATP after crass remarks about Swiss player Stanislas Wawrinka’s girlfriend during a match in Montreal.

Bernard Tomic, who himself has had a troubled relationship with Tennis Australia, was included alongside Lleyton Hewitt, Sam Groth and teenager Thanasi Kokkinakis. [Reuters]

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