Tried my greatest to exchange Nick Kyrgios correctly versus Andy Murray

World No. 306 Noah Rubin shared a message to followers following his conflict with Andy Murray, insisting he did his greatest to entertain the gang. Simply minutes earlier than the beginning of his first spherical conflict towards Murray, former world No.

13 Nick Kyrgios pulled out of the Winston-Salem Open on account of a knee harm. The organizers needed to react rapidly and discover a alternative for Kyrgios. Rubin, who misplaced his qualifying ultimate spherical match to Lucas Pouille about 25 minutes earlier than the Kyrgios withdrawal, was supplied a fortunate loser spot.

Rubin accepted and 25 minutes after dropping to Pouille, he returned to the courtroom and clashed three-time Grand Slam champion Murray. Sadly for Rubin, he ran out of gasoline as Murray claimed a dominant 6-2 6-0 win. “To everybody who got here out to help Murray/Kyrgios match, was enjoyable enjoying in entrance of you.

Tried to placed on a present, however didn’t have a lot left. Was a brutal day, however that is tennis, and what a bizarre solution to come again. All the time at house right here at Wake. See ya quickly black and gold,” Rubin mentioned in a Twitter publish.

Rubin stood no probability towards Murray

Rubin had an opportunity to start out the match with a break however Murray saved two consecutive break factors within the opening sport.

The 2 gamers had been all tied at two video games apiece after the opening 4 video games however Murray then earned 5 consecutibe breaks to win 10 video games in a row and end the match in type. After being notified that Kyrgios had pulled out, the dissatisfied crowd began booing.

The group wished to see Kyrgios in motion, who was lately praised by Eugenie Bouchard. “I don’t assume Reilly Opelka touched the online. Nick Kyrgios was simply discovering and choosing issues to get indignant on. But it surely’s nonetheless entertaining. I’m nonetheless a fan. I feel tennis wants a nasty man like Nick,” Bouchard mentioned on Tennis Channel.

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