Nick Kyrgios receives $3.000 fine


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Nick Kyrgios receives $3.000 fine

Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios -- who got warned for unsportsmanlike conduct during his Australian Open first-round clash -- has been handed a $3,000 fine.

The 22-year-old got irritated by a fan during the first set of his clash against Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva as he told the fan to "shut the **** up." 

The Australian didn't get distracted after the incident as he got the job easily in straight sets 6-1 6-2 6-4 to open his campaign on a strong tale.

Kyrgios wasn't the only fined player as rising Croatian Borna Coric received a $5,000 fine for racquet abuse during his first-round loss suffered to Australia's John Millman. 

World No. 26 Diego Schwartzman and 27-year-old Marius Copil did the same offense as Coric did -- but were each handed a $2,000 fine. 

Talented Alexander Bublik and Stefan Kozlov each received a $1,000 fine for audible obscenities made during the Australian Open qualifying.

Also read: Bernard Tomic sends kind message to Nick Kyrgios