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Nick Kyrgios has hit out at players complaining about quarantine requirements ahead of the Australian Open. Novak Djokovic demanded a shorter isolation period and Bernard Tomic’s girlfriend bemoaned no salon access.
Kyrgios has branded Novak Djokovic a “tool” as the Serb is reported to have asked for better food, shortening the isolation periods if players tested negative and having players moved to “private houses with tennis courts”.
Former Australia Davis Cup player Sam Groth slammed Djokovic for a “selfish political move” and Kyrgios has joined in with criticism. The 25-year-old also took aim at Bernard Tomic’s girlfriend Vanessa Sierra.
“Djokovic is a tool,” wrote Kyrgios on Twitter. “I don’t mind Bernie [Tomic] but his Mrs obviously has no perspective, ridiculous scenes.”
Kyrgios was critical of Djokovic and other players who played on the Adria Tour last summer. The event was organised by Djokovic with fans attending and no social distancing among players.