Nick Kyrgios has copped another Wimbledon fine, but Australia's under-fire star is proving a choir boy compared with Heather Watson and Serena Williams.
Watson has been slapped with a $US12,000
($A16,100) fine for jamming her racquet into London's hallowed grass
courts during her epic second-round loss to German Annika Beck.
British golden girl's heavy sanction leaves Kyrgios's $US4000 ($A5370)
fine for swearing in his dramatic five-set win over Dustin Brown in the
Watson's punishment was even more severe than Viktor
Troicki's $US10,000 ($A13,422) fine for his spectacular attack on
Italian umpire Damiano Torella.
Troicki branded Torella "horrible"
and "the worst umpire in the world" following an over-rule in the dying
seconds of his second-round loss to Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas.
Troicki, Williams has also been hit with an unsportsmanlike conduct
charge and fined $10,000 for smashing her racquet in a three-set
second-round escape against fellow American Christina McHale.
world No.1 repeatedly bashed her racquet against the turf while sitting
in her sideline chair, then flung it so far behind her that it landed in
the lap of a TV cameraman.
"I was just really, really, really angry," Williams said.
had a lot of chances. She got really lucky on some shots. She just was
playing great. I was a little disappointed in myself at that point."