Tennis Star Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend

  • An Australian tennis star dodged conviction Friday after pleading guilty to assaulting his former girlfriend two years prior.
  • Nick Kyrgios, a 2022 Wimbledon finalist, appeared before the Australian Capital Territory Magistrates Court, where he pleaded guilty to shoving then-girlfriend Chiara Passari to the ground during an argument the couple had in Jan. 2021, according to the Associated Press.
  • The presiding magistrate, Beth Campbell, did not record a conviction against Kyrgios, citing the absence of a prior record and the mild nature of the assault, adding that the lenience was not due to his celebrity, the outlet stated.
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