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US Open to AP: Umpire at Kyrgios match will keep working

04 September 2018

Kyrgios posted on Instagram after the victory, using a photo of him cupping his ear to the crowd, to which Murray cheekily replied: "When you going to announce mohamed lahyani as your new coach?". I'm not sure if that was encouragement.

"He just said that it's not a good look". I think they're gonna suspend him and they're gonna do something and marginalise him and say "this is outrageous and it's unacceptable", and at a certain level it is. "(I) may be enjoying NY a little less, but that gives me, you know, the credibility to play better". "I wasn't really listening to him, but I knew it wasn't a good look", the Australian added. "I want to help you", Lahyani said during the changeover.

NICK Kyrgios' second round US Open match was slipping from his grasp as he trailed Frenchman Pierre Hughes Herbert a set and a break midway through the second set on Friday morning.

He said: "I heard a little bit about it, but I haven't seen it to be honest".

"It's not the umpire's role to go down from the chair", said Federer, the victor of 20 majors.

"I just lost it mentally", Djokovic said about his issues in the third set.

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The wild and unusual incident came during the second set, with Kyrgios already one set down and trailing 3-0.

Seeking some sort of physical treatment, Kyrgios responded to Lahyani: "Okay. I got pissed off", said 2011 and 2015 champion Djokovic. I don't care what he said.

Federer, who won the pair's other two matches on final-set tie-breaks, told ESPN that Kyrgios, who does not have a coach, needs more consistency to realise his potential.

If Lahyani gets in trouble for his actions on Thursday, maybe he should consider moving from the umpire chair to Kyrgios' coach's box.

"Didn't now umpires were allowed to give pep talks", she tweeted.

Cilic - the 2014 champion - dashed into the third round with a ruthless 6-2 6-0 6-0 drubbing of Hubert Hurkacz to set up a showdown with in-form Australian youngster Alex de Minaur.

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Federer was crisp in a 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 win over Benoit Paire in and made it 18 of 18 lifetime in the second round of the US Open.

The Australian played down the effect of Lahyani's intervention, claiming it was no different to previous chats he has had with umpires when he has not been appearing to show his best effort - a sanctionable offence. I mean, the umpire in Shanghai didn't cop any backlash. "Obviously it's understandable. A chair umpire should be neutral", Djokovic told reporters. "I can't think of one". "Haha IRONIC coming from someone who gets on court coaching every week of the year and also out of the US Open", he responded. It was a conversation and conversations change mindsets.

Kyrgios said the conversation didn't affect his play.

"On the other hand after seeing the video I am angry with the umpire".

The 20 time grand slam victor Roger Federer has condemned US Open officials and says a repeat of Flushing Meadows' umpiring farce "won't happen" in his weekend showdown with Australian Nick Kyrgios.

"I go into that match with zero expectation".

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US Open to AP: Umpire at Kyrgios match will keep working