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Nick Kyrgios cannot “take any slack” from Novak Djokovic.

Nick Kyrgios cannot "take slack" from Djokovic.

A war is waging between Nick Kyrgios and the current World No 1 Novak Djokovic. They are continuing this war in the Australian Open in 2021.

How they performed in the Australian Open so far?

Both the players finished their first round of the Australian Open with a win. World No 47 defeated Frederico Ferreira Silva and will take on Ugo Humbert in the next match. Whereas the defending champion won over Jeremy Chardy. He is facing Frances Tiafoe next.

Djokovic is aiming to win his ninth Australian Open title and keep his dominance over the court while Kyrgios is also aiming for the same in the 2021 season. However, they won’t be meeting each other on the court until the semi-finals.

The eight-times Australian Open Champion Novak Djokovic.

The eight-times Australian Open Champion Novak Djokovic.

Why Kyrgios cannot “take any slack” from “the strange cat”?

On Sunday, the Serb said he has no respect for the Aussie off the court. World No 47 got offended with this comment. The Aussie replied he cannot understand Djokovic’s reason and called him a “strange cat”.

Kyrgios would be fine if No 1 was against his behavior on the court. Because of his ethics in the court. But off the court, he never did something disrespectful. He even mentions the charitable work he did during the coronavirus pandemic. Therefore, he cannot understand the Serbs’ criticism of him.

Nick Kyrgios won his match against Silva in the Australian Open 2021.

Nick Kyrgios won his match against Silva in the Australian Open 2021.

Kyrgios accepted his admiration for the Serb’s game on the court. However, he found Djokovic guilty for his actions during the coronavirus pandemic. Djokovic arranged a public gathering last year. The gathering resulted in many players testing positive for the COVID-19.

Kyrgios said, “It actually would make complete sense to me if he was like, ‘Look, I don’t respect the guy on the court.’ Because I understand if he doesn’t agree with some of my antics on the court that I have done in the past.

“He’s a very strange cat, Novak is. Heck of a tennis player, but unfortunately someone that’s partying with his shirt off during a global pandemic, I don’t know if I can take any slack from that man. That’s as bad as it gets for me.”

What is Novak Djokovic’s response to Kyrgios?

Later, when the reporters asked Djokovic for his response to Kyrgios. But World No 1 stayed shut about the matter. Djokovic said, “You can read, but I’m not going to answer to anything.”

The fire of war is still raging between the two players. If these two players meet on the court in the semi-finals of the Australian Open in 2021. Their rackets will do all the talking for them. Every fanatic is waiting for this match to happen.

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