Kyrgios cites mental health as reasons for dismissing assault charge, in report

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios was due to appear in an Australian court on Tuesday on a common assault charge after his ex-girlfriend said Kyrgios assaulted her in December 2021.

Now a tennis “bad boy” is said to be trying to dismiss the case on mental health grounds, In various media.

With the 27-year-old currently competing in Tokyo for the Japan Open, his lawyer Michael Kukulis Smith appeared in court in Canberra on Tuesday to request another postponement. Kyrgios wants more time to “prepare forensic mental health reports” for the tennis star, According to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

The court granted the adjournment request after Kukulis Smith explained how well the Australian tennis star’s mental health issues are well known. Kyrgios court date moved to February 3, 2023.

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