Nick Kyrgios in fiery exchange with reporter as they clash over Wimbledon whites

Controversial tennis ace Nick Kyrgios has turned heads in another heated exchange with a reporter on television.

The Australian tennis star is currently preparing to face off against legend of the game Novak Djokovic in the final of Wimbledon but the fiery character has shown his personality again during an interview for the BBC where he defended his choice to go against the strict dress code of Wimbledon.

Kyrgios has been the centre of attention for the majority of the tournament as he has walked a fine line the entirety of the grand slam. He said during an interview with BBC Sport where the 27-year-old was accused of "moaning", he said: "I haven't moaned, I love it."

READ MORE: Wimbledon finalist Nick Kyrgios was suicidal 3 years ago as he battled booze and drugs

He added during the conversation about the players' controversial clothing heading onto the court: "Well yeh, it's more attention for me. What's the saying? Any publicity is good publicity, right?"

Nick Kyrgios risked the wrath of Wimbledon officials during his round of 16 clash against Brandon Nakashima on Monday (July 4) by instantly breaking strict dress code regulations.

Do you think Nick Kyrgios is the most controversial tennis player in history? Let us know in the comments section

The Aussie was looking to secure his first Grand Slam quarter-final spot in the singles draw since way back in 2015 – and strolled onto the court wearing bright red and white Nike Dunk Low trainers.

Wimbledon's strict all-white clothing policy says that all white clothing needs to be worn as soon as the player is on the court – with Kyrgios only changing to white shoes after sitting on his chair before warming up.

  • Nick Kyrgios' stunning WAG says it's "insane" to see bad-boy in Wimbledon final

  • Nick Kyrgios leaped into arms of fan after asking advice on crucial match point

  • Crazy Nick Kyrgios stat spells trouble for Novak Djokovic ahead of Wimbledon final

Source: Read Full Article