Nick Kyrgios and partner Thanasi Kokkinakis will participate in the doubles category at the ATP finals

Nick Kyrgios‘ strange story on Instagram has drawn vivid reactions from fans on social media. After the groups of the ATP Finals, 2022 were announced, Kyrgios’ shared a picture of the draw on Instagram, tagged his partner Kokkinakis and wrote: “One thing is for sure, me and @the_kokk1 giving any of these squads buckets.” While one can’t be certain what Kyrgios exactly meant, some fans seem to have interpreted it as arrogance and reactions have poured in accordingly.

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One can assume that Kyrgios probably meant that he and his partner would dominate the other pairs but a certain section of fans view his comments as a sign of disrespect to other players. There are divided opinions among fans on social media.

Kyrgios and his partner Kokkinakis are seeded eighth in the doubles category and have been put into the Green Group comprising no.1 seeds Koolhof/Skupski, Mektic/Pavic (4), and Dodig/Krajicek (5). The other group, Red comprises Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury, Marcelo Arevalo/Jean-Julien Rojer, Lloyd Glasspool/Harri Heliovaara, and Marcel Granollers/Horacio Zeballos.

Thanasi Kokkinakis reacts after reaching the finals of the men's doubles at the 2022 Australian Open
Australia’s Thanasi Kokkinakis (L) reacts after a point as he plays with Australia’s Nick Kyrgios against Spain’s Marcel Granollers and Argentina’s Horacio Zeballos during their men’s doubles semi-final match on day eleven of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 27, 2022. – — IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE — (Photo by BRANDON MALONE / AFP) / — IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE — (Photo by BRANDON MALONE/AFP via Getty Images)

The season-ending tournament will begin on November 13 in Turin, Italy.

Fans react to Nick Kyrgios’ Instagram story

Nick Kyrgios is not known to be the most humble guy around and whatever his story meant, fans have mostly taken it in a negative way. Let us take a look at some reactions from fans on social media.

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