In a fit of pique, Kyrgios smashes a ball away, and is punished with a point by the umpire, so he goes into this important game trailing 15-0 already.
Thiem has his opponent at 15-40 but Kyrgios fights back to deuce. Kyrgios tries another utterly random tweener with the point at his mercy. He misses by a long way. He loses the next point and its break point for Thiem after a cracking return.
Sabu Cherian emails from Ahmedabad, Gujarat,…