Rafael Nadal riled by Nick Kyrgios but sees him off despite underarm ace

Rafael Nadal emerged victorious against Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, 7-6 but the bad feeling between the two showed no signs of easing in a spicy second-round Wimbledon contest Nick Kyrgios discovered on Thursday evening that you provoke a champion at your peril as Rafael Nadal husbanded his controlled fury over four engrossing sets to grind down an opponent who had taunted him beforehand as a bad loser and whose tongue later let him down like rarely before. In a staggering admission, Kyrgios said he deliberately hit a ball at Nadal in the third set. He did not apologise at the time and it did little but lift the fuming Spaniard as he drove on to complete a 6-3, 3-6, …