Kyrgios described Tomic as essentially the most hated athlete in Australia when the pair exchanged barbs over who was the higher participant on Instagram on Wednesday evening.
Tomic, who received their solely skilled assembly at Kooyong in 2019, returned serve by providing to place up one million dollars for a one-on-one contest.
“On the finish of the day, discuss is affordable,” Tomic advised the Sydney Morning Herald. “I am able to make it 2-Zero everytime you need. Put your cash the place your mouth is.
“Let the general public determine who is healthier. I am going to beat you wherever, anyplace. If not, shut your mouth and return to taking part in doubles.
“I am going to dominate you one-on-one,” he added. “To not make excuses, I am going to even play you on grass, everytime you need.
” what? Let’s type this out within the boxing ring. Put your gloves on, I am going to dominate you there additionally. Let’s have a look at who’s higher as soon as and for all.”
Kyrgios didn’t rule out a boxing bout sooner or later however mentioned the world quantity 418 must work his means again up the rankings to get on courtroom with him.
“I am nonetheless taking part in on the tour, my brother. I’ve acquired greater fish to fry,” the world quantity 76 mentioned in an Instagram video.
“If you wish to play me and also you wish to set this straight, simply get again to the highest of the game. I am proper right here, I am not going wherever.”
Kyrgios received his first Grand Slam doubles title on the Australian Open this yr and in addition reached the singles quarterfinals on the $eight.5 million Indian Wells match.
One-time prodigy Tomic, who reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals as a youngster, most not too long ago misplaced within the first spherical of a $53,120 occasion in Mexico on the second tier Challenger tour.