WATCH: Kyrgios responds to Twitter request, hits with fan in Montreal

by: Brad Kallet | August 08, 2017

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Kyrgios offered up his services to all fans at the Coupe Rogers this week. (AP)

Nick Kyrgios received plenty of negative publicity last week in Washington, D.C. when he retired from a match for a third consecutive time.

He was booed off the court, and cameras caught him telling his mother that he didn’t want to play.

What received significantly less attention was what the polarizing Australian did this week in Montreal, at the Coupe Rogers.

Asked by a fan on Twitter if he’d hit with him for five minutes, the world No. 24 gladly responded that he would—and actually did it.

Kyrgios then offered up his services to any other fans who wanted an opportunity to trade a few balls with the three-time ATP champion.

Maybe there’s something to be said for good karma, because the 22-year-old snapped his four-match losing streak on Monday with a dominant 6-1, 6-2 win over Viktor Troicki.

He’ll take on Paolo Lorenzi in the second round on Wednesday. 

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