Kyrgios' last-minute bombshell before Murray match

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The archetypal circular lucifer betwixt Nick Kyrgios and Ugo Humbert has been suspended owed to Wimbledon's curfew.

Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from his scheduled lucifer against Andy Murray astatine the Winston-Salem Open conscionable minutes earlier helium was owed connected court.

With fans already successful spot for the match, connection filtered done that the Australian was retired with a genu injury.

A fortunate loser from qualifying would typically instrumentality Kyrgios' place, nevertheless qualifying lone has lone conscionable ended, complicating the concern further. American Noah Rubin took the spot of the Australian, having mislaid a three-set qualifying lucifer to Lucas Pouille little than an hr earlier.

The withdrawal continues a disappointing tally for Kyrgios since helium returned to the athletics astatine Wimbledon successful July.

He was forced to propulsion retired midway done his 3rd circular lucifer astatine the All England Club against Felix Auger Aliassime with an abdominal injury, earlier pulling retired of the Tokyo Olympics.

The lucifer against Murray was to person been a accidental to extremity a three-match losing streak, having gone down to Cameron Norrie successful Atlanta, Mackenzie McDonald successful Washington and Reilly Opelka successful Toronto.

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