Khachanov reacts to Kyrgios bashing Mats Wilander.
World No. 16 Karen Khachanov thinks Nick Kyrgios is a “good lad” but he has advised him to lower his criticism on fellow tennis players and tennis personalities. After Andy Murray won just a total of six games against Stan Wawrinka in their French Open first round clash, Eurosport tennis expert and former seven-time Grand Slam champion Mats Wilander called out the Briton.
“I worry about Andy Murray,” Eurosport expert Wilander said, per the Eurosport website. “I would love to hear him say why he is out there, giving us a false sense of hope that he is going to come back one day.
“I keep getting a little bit disappointed, is it his right to be out there doing that? Why? I did it and I shouldn’t have, it was the biggest mistake I made in my career. ” I think Andy Murray needs to stop thinking of himself and start thinking about who he was.
Does he have a right to be out there taking wildcards from the young players? “I was 26 when I first retired, came back at 28, played until 32 and there was a couple of years I played and should not have taken up the space where there were younger, more motivated players who were better than me.
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