Twitter Reacts To Nick Kyrgios' Wimbledon Retirement

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Twitter Reacts To Nick Kyrgios' Wimbledon Retirement

Australia's top ranked tennis player Nick Kyrgios was forced to retire from his first round match at Wimbledon overnight thanks to a recurring hip injury.

The current World number 20 sought medical treatment after dropping the second of two sets against Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert.

Despite being visibly hindered throughout the match by the injury that also ruled him out of Wimbledon lead-up tournament Queen's Club, social media expectably lit up following news of Kyrgios' retirement.

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Even Collingwood Football Club legend Mick McGuane stuck the boots in...

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It wasn't all harsh criticism for Kyrgios though, with some feeling for the tennis ace who tried playing through the pain.

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Kyrgios intends to recuperate and then contest ATP tournaments in Atlanta and Washington as preparation for next month’s US Open.

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