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() 'Call of Duty ruined me': Nick Kyrgios complains his eyesight has been destroyed by VIDEO GAMES - before a final humiliating snub in US Open loss Nick Kyrgios complained of sore eyes from playing Call of Duty in the US Open He received eye drops twice, claiming he couldn't see the ball in the bright lights  In second set, Kyrgios was heard saying 'gaming bro, Call of Duty has ruined me' The Australian called a linesman a 'whistleblower' and demanded he be removed The 28th seed lost in straight sets 7-6 7-6 6-3 to Russian player Andrey Rublev Kyrgios was let down by 38 unforced errors and haggard play during tiebreaks

By Jackson Barron For Daily Mail Australia and Aap

Published: 07:39 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 07:39 BST, 1 September 2019


Nick Kyrgios claimed video games were ruining him and demanded a linesman be removed during a typically dramatic exit from the US Open in New York.

In a huge opportunity lost just as the draw had opened up for the mercurial talent, Kyrgios crashed out of the tournament with a 7-6 7-6 6-3 third-round loss to red-hot Russian Andrey Rublev.

The Australian tennis star spent most of the match complaining of being blinded by the lights on Arthur Ashe Stadium. 

He needed eye drops from the tournament physiotherapist just three games in.  

Nick Kyrgios (pictured) used eye drops after complaining Call of Duty had ruined his eyesight

Nick Kyrgios (pictured) used eye drops after complaining Call of Duty had ruined his eyesight

'I throw the ball up in the air and I can't see for, like, 30 seconds after,' he said, adding that he was guessing where the next ball was going to be when he tried to hit it.

But there was bigger trouble shortly after when a linesman reported Kyrgios for swearing.

The 28th seed wasn't happy during a talking-to from the chair umpire, yelling at the linesman from his changeover chair: 'whistleblower' before demanding Eva Asderaki to 'get him off'.

'I said I can't see a thing. That's all I said,' Kyrgios

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