File photo of Nick Kyrgios© AFP
Her barrister told the Canberra Times on Tuesday that she would face trial after being accused of assaulting Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios. The news came as the 27-year-old, one of the most polarizing but passionate figures in tennis, was set to enter the quarter-finals at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Police in the Australian Capital Territory, located in Canberra, issued only a brief statement Tuesday evening without identifying the player.
The statement said, “ACT police can confirm that a 27-year-old Watson man was arrested on August 2 in connection with a charge of aggravated assault following an incident in December 2021. To face. “
Barrister Jason Moffett told the Canberra Times that his client was aware of the allegations. “It’s in the context of domestic relations,” he was quoted as saying.
“The nature of the allegation is serious, and Mr. Kyrgios takes the allegation very seriously.”
Barrister said Kyrgios would not comment because it was a court case, but would issue a statement “on time.”
The World No. 40 at Wimbledon will face Chile’s Christian Garin for a place in the semi-finals. This will be Kyrgyz’s first quarter-final at the Slams since the 2015 Australian Open.
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