Kyrgios to play Davis Cup for Australia, despite probation

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2019 file photo, Nick Kyrgios returns a ball to Roger Federer during their singles match at the Laver Cup tennis event, in Geneva, Switzerland. Australia captain Lleyton Hewitt says he has been willing to overlook Kyrgios' recent outbursts on the ATP Tour to select the talented but wayward star in his team for the revamped Davis Cup finals. Kyrgios is currently serving six months probation on the ATP tour after a meltdown at the Cincinnati tournament in August and calling the ATP "pretty corrupt" during this year's US Open.

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia captain Lleyton Hewitt said he's willing to overlook Nick Kyrgios's recent outbursts on the ATP Tour, selecting the talented but wayward star for the revamped Davis Cup finals.

Kyrgios is serving a six-month probation on the ATP Tour after a meltdown at the Cincinnati tournament and calling the ATP "pretty corrupt" during the U.S. Open in August.

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