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Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has been fined $10,000 after admitting to spitting at a fan after his first-round win over British wild card Paul Jubb. Tuesday at Wimbledon.

The All England Club fined Kyrgios $10,000 Unsportsmanlike conduct Thursday because of one of the many incidents the top-ranked player faced in the match.

Nick Kyrgios (AUS) gestures during his Gentlemen's Singles 1st Round match against Paul Jubb (GBR) during the second day of The Championships Wimbledon 2022 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2022 in London, England.

Nick Kyrgios (AUS) gestures during his Gentlemen’s Singles 1st Round match against Paul Jubb (GBR) during the second day of The Championships Wimbledon 2022 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2022 in London, England.
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“He came to the match not really to support anybody, to provoke disrespect. That’s fine, but if I give it back to you, it’s what it is,” Kyrgios said in his press conference after admitting to the spat. fan direction

Wimbledon 2022: Nick Kyrgios spits in direction of heckling fan, lashes out at ‘snitch’ line judge

“I’ve been dealing with hate and negativity for a long time, so I don’t feel like I owe that person anything.”

The 27-year-old pro also got into trouble 12 minutes into the match after a female line judge approached the chair umpire and reported what he had said at the back of the court.

Nick Kyrgios (AUS) complains during his Gentlemen's Singles 1st Round match against Paul Jubb (GBR) during day two of The Championships Wimbledon 2022 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2022 in London, England.

Nick Kyrgios (AUS) complains during his Gentlemen’s Singles 1st Round match against Paul Jubb (GBR) during day two of The Championships Wimbledon 2022 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2022 in London, England.
(Simon Stackpool/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)

“Did anyone come here today to watch her speak? No,” Kyrgios told the chair umpire. “Why is she doing that? No one in the stadium saw her coming to do anything. Not one.”

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Kyrgios on Thursday fired back at reporters who continued to question him about the match A fantastic second round win Over Philip Krajinovic.

“Why did you ask me a question two days ago? Because you don’t have a story for today?” asked a female journalist. “I played Philip Krazinovich today. Don’t you want to know how I played today?”

Nick Kyrgios of Australia serves a backhand against Filip Krajinovic of Serbia during the men's singles second round match on day four of The Championships Wimbledon 2022 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 30, 2022 in London, England.

Nick Kyrgios of Australia serves a backhand against Filip Krajinovic of Serbia during the men’s singles second round match on day four of The Championships Wimbledon 2022 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 30, 2022 in London, England.
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Kyrgios will then play Stefanos Tsitsipas in Saturday’s third-round match.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.