Wimbledon quarter-finalist Nick Kyrgios has to appear in court in Australia.

According to the appointment list of the district court in Canberra, a hearing with the 27-year-old tennis professional is scheduled for August 2nd.

Lawyer Jason Moffett, who represents Australian Kyrgios as legal counsel according to the Canberra Times, told the newspaper: "The nature of the allegations is serious and Mr. Kyrgios takes the allegation very seriously." a domestic relationship," Moffet said.

Kyrgios had been noticed several times in the past by his rude behavior on the tennis court.

Most recently, the heated third round game in Wimbledon against the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas caused a stir.

Kyrgios took on the referees, asking referee Damien Dumusois "Are you stupid?", calling him a "shame" and repeatedly using swear words.

With a total of 14,000 US dollars (around 13,600 euros), the 27-year-old is the most heavily penalized player of this tournament so far.