Nick Kyrgios has criticised ‘super salty’ Rafael Nadal and branded his uncle and former coach Toni an ‘idiot’.
Kyrgios, 24, clashed with Nadal following his victory over the previous world primary on the Acapulco Worldwide in February.
Nadal accused Kyrgios of ‘lacking respect’ after a match through which he used underarm serves and his uncle Toni was additionally essential of the Australian.
And Kyrgios hit again on the Nadal’s this week when he was requested about Rafael on the No Challengers Remaining podcast.
‘This is dangerous,’ Kyrgios stated laughing. ‘He’s my polar reverse… and he’s tremendous salty.
‘When he wins it’s effective, he’ll credit score the opponent however as quickly as I beat him he has no respect for me, my followers or the sport… and I’m like “what are you talking about?!”
‘It’s not look. After which Uncle Toni comes out and says “he [Kyrgios] lacks education”. Bro, I did 12 years in school you fool – I’m very educated.
‘I understand you’re upset that I beat your loved ones… We do issues very in another way.’
Within the interview, Kyrgios additionally reiterated his perception that Roger Federer is the best tennis participant of all time.
The Swiss legend holds extra Grand Slams than every other male participant with 20 and Kyrgios stated: ‘He’s the best of all time.
‘His expertise stage is off the chart. His motion, preparation and studying of the sport is second to none.
‘I feel a lot of guys model their games around Federer. Anyone who plays sport wants to play like Federer. He’s for positive the very best.’