Nick Kyrgios leaves Wimbledon ball girl in TEARS after hitting her with 135mph serve

July 3, 2018

NICK KYRGIOS left a ball girl in tears after she was struck by one of his 135mph rocket serves.

 

Krygios, one of the quickest servers on the planet, hit a searing ace past Denis Istomin on his way to a four-set win.

 

But the ball cannoned into a ball girl's shoulder and left her crying on court.

 

Istomin and Kyrgios rushed to her side before she left court to have medical attention.

 

"It was tough. Originally when I heard the sound, I thought it hit the scoreboard," Kyrgios said.

"Then I realised it was her arm. It was tough. She started crying. It was tough.

 

She took it like a champ, though. I would have been crying, for sure."

The girl was replaced on court while Kyrgios went on to take a 7-6, 7-6, 6-7, 6-3 win.

 

Istomin and Kyrgios rushed to her side before she left court to have medical attention.

Bad-boy Kyrgios was on his best behaviour on court today and looked in positive spirits as he battled past the tricky Uzbekistani.

 

He will play Robin Haase in the second round on Thursday.

 

"I didn't play anywhere near my best tennis today." Kyrgios admitted.

"I served well but I struggled to find rhythm. That's what he does so well on the grass court. He served really well today.

 

"I thought he played really, really well. I played him one time on grass a couple years ago, Davis Cup.

 

"Today was much tougher than I remembered. As I said, I wasn't playing well from the back. I struggled to find rhythm.

 

A couple, like, nerves. I was a bit nervous going out there today.

 

Nick Krygious was quick to help and comfort the unfortunate Wimbledon ball girl.

"It was a tough match, but I was expecting it to be tough from the start. I knew he was going to come out pretty confident. I thought he played well."

 

On a meeting with Haase, who overcame Marius Copil 7-6 7-4 4-6 7-6, Kyrgios said: "He's savvy, an old guy who knows how to win tennis matches. He's got a great forehand.

 

"Obviously hecan play on the grass. I've seen him play a lot. He's going to be tough.

"He beat Copil today, which isn't easy. Copil has a really good serve. I know it's going to be tough.

 

"I played him a long time ago. I don't really remember too much about him. Nothing is going to change for me."

 

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