Bernard Tomic hits back with a very biting video after Nick Kyrgios calls him ‘dumb’ and ‘irrelevant’ – accusing his opponent of branding ‘childish’ and throwing cheap shots
- Tomic took to Instagram to refute Kyrgios’ claim that he was ‘dumb’ and ‘broken’
- He used a video of Oscar’s slap in which his heads were edited to make his point.
- This is the latest development in the pair’s recent and public war of words.
- Tomic said that Kyrgios actually owed him money after an incident in Atlanta
The war of words between Australian tennis bad boys Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios has intensified again, with the former ‘throwing cheap shots’ and referring to them as ‘dead breaks’ and ‘dumb’.
Tomic took to Instagram to refute Kyrgios’ claims Story of Daily Mail Australia On June 3, he was posting a screenshot of the title of the story with the caption ‘SERIOUSLY…. WTF’, as well as a video of his face. Will Smith‘Body and Kyrgios’ face to face Chris Rockbody of, in reference to the now-infamous Oscar Slap.
The posts were the latest installment in the ongoing war of words between the pair of late, with social media pouring in on them.
Kyrgios called Tomic ‘the most hated athlete in Australia’, before Tomic replied with a retort that the only reason Kyrgios wanted him to continue was ‘I am his idol’.
Before Tomic changed his mind, calling for a $2 million match on the grass to settle the debate, declaring that they should have a boxing bout and ‘settle it as men’.
Kyrgios rejected both suggestions, then continued to swirl the knife.
Kyrgios is preparing to play at Wimbledon later this month, and said he has more important things to think about than Tomic
“He’s not good enough anymore, he’s no longer relevant, and he clearly has money problems,” Kyrgios said. courier mail,
‘For someone who really tried to stand up for her and help her like my family had helped her before, I paid for her flights from Shanghai back home Because he didn’t have money. So it’s extremely disrespectful for him to come out and attack, I think.
‘When he’s challenging me to boxing matches – like most firsts, I don’t know who will put $1 million for him because he’s dead. Secondly, I have big fish to fry at the moment. I’m trying to get ready for Wimbledon. US Open.
‘And I don’t think that’s happening to him at the moment. But maybe one day, I would love to challenge him there. I feel like I’ve got him on fitness,’ Kyrgios said.
Tomic criticized Kyrgios’ claim that he was poor and irrelevant
Tomic was not impressed by the suggestion that he was broke, and returned the service on Sunday with his own claim.
‘Why are you throwing cheap shots Nicky Boy. Yes you helped me out in Shanghai when we were playing doubles together,’ he wrote on his Instagram story.
‘I lost my wallet, and I paid you back. big deal. The same thing happened to you in Atlanta. I paid your way back when you lost your card, which, if I were as young as you, you would still owe me, but I wouldn’t go to the papers to tell.
‘It’s all childish. My offer still stands brother. Step up or shut up,’ Tomik wrote.
Tomic posted this story on his Instagram on Sunday night
But the highlight of the Instagram story was undoubtedly the clip of the infamous Oscar slap earlier this year.
Tomic edited his face onto Will Smith’s body and went upstairs and slapped Nick Kyrgios, who had hit Chris Rock with his head.
Tomic not impressed by what Kyrgios said in a Daily Mail back story
He followed up with another infamous clip from that Oscars event, “My Name Out Your F*****g Mouth” – explaining what Smith had shouted at The Rock before the slap.
Kyrgios has been seen training on grass courts in Sydney as he prepares for this year’s Wimbledon later this month, while Tomic continues his trade on the Challenger Tour – which is a notch below the ATP.