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Kyrgios takes jab at Verdasco after dramatic win over good friend Kokkinakis

Kachi Wachuku in ATP Tour 27 Mar 2018
  • Verdasco knocked out Federer-conqueror Kokkinakis to make the Miami Open fourth round
  • Both players got into a heated exchange of words over the course of their three-set match
  • Kyrgios took to his Twitter page to express his not so great feelings towards the Spaniard
Nick Kyrgios. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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Federer-conqueror Thanasi Kokkinakis was knocked out of the Miami Open in the third round. The 21-year old was defeated by Verdasco despite winning the first set 3-6 6-4 7-6(4).

The dramatic encounter featured a few intense exchanges - most notably a verbal discourse which occurred during a sit-down, when Kokkinakis confronted Verdasco about a comment made towards his box. 

The Spaniard then expressed his dismay about the noise coming from the youngster's box between first and second serves, and let's just say the hostility between both men was palpable to say the least.

Watch below.

Ben RothenbergMON MAR 26 2018 17:27:51

@ BenRothenberg

"That's my fucking dad."Kokkinakis-Verdasco getting...toasty.

Fellow Aussie and good friend Kyrgios quickly took to Twitter following the incident to say, "I hope TK wins this match, Verdasco is the saltiest dude, must be frustrated at his past success against aussies"
Though Kyrgios later deleted the post, the 17th seed made it very clear that he stood by what he said and 'would honestly have told it to Fernando's face'.

Nicholas KyrgiosMON MAR 26 2018 22:33:06


I would honestly have told it to Fernando’s face, the reason I deleted my previous tweet was because I didn’t want…

Both Kyrgios and Verdasco could meet in the Miami Open final. If they both win their next three matches, they'll face off for bragging rights and the biggest title of their respective careers.

Oh the drama...

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