Tennis star Kyrgios admits assaulting ex-girlfriend, avoids conviction
2 months ago
CANBERRA – Tennis star Nick Kyrgios today pleaded guilty to assaulting a former girlfriend, but avoided a conviction for what the magistrate called a “single act of stupidity”.
The Canberra magistrate dismissed the assault charge against the 27-year-old Australian player.
Appearing in a Canberra court, the Wimbledon finalist admitted assaulting then-girlfriend Chiara Passari on January 10, 2021, by pushing her to the ground after a heated argument.
Passari lodged a complaint with police 10 months later, after they had broken up, lawyers told the court.
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