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Kyrgios Finding That Fame Is A Two-Sided Coin
     
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

New Australian tennis sensation Nick Kyrgios is learning about the other side of fame and has apologized to hip-hop artist Drake if he was disrespectful about his music during Wimbledon.

Kyrgios maintained the reason for his slow start in Wimbledon’s third round against the promising young Czech, Jiri Vesely was the fact he listened to some of Drake’s music immediately before the match.

The Aussie teenager was asked what music he used to prepare for his 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-2 win and he replied: “Today was a bit of rap, actually. I came out really flat, so hopefully I won't listen to that again. It was actually Drake. Yeah. Didn't do the job for me."

Unfortunately the Canadian artist took offence at the comments and, clearly not having a full grasp of the facts because he maintained Kyrgios was defeated, retorted: “I want to meet this guy that says that he lost because he listened to my music.

"I also want to meet that guy and look him in the eye and see exactly who he is as a man and size him up and then chop him right down. Nick whatever-his-name-is — because he didn’t win, so that’s how he’s going to be remembered: 'Nick whatever-his-name-is.'"

Kyrgios, who went on to beat then world no.1Rafael Nadal in the following round, used Twitter in an attempt to defuse the situation. However he also made it clear to Drake that he actually won the match in question.

"Let's be clear. I like @Drake - love his music, just said I was a little flat, ended up winning that match. No blame game here," tweeted Kyrgios who is currently taking a break back home in Canberra.



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