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Drake wants to 'chop down' Nick Kyrgios after Wimbledon diss

After taking down Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios ended up with a target on his back - but not from anyone on the tennis court. Photo:

After taking down Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios ended up with a target on his back - but not from anyone on the tennis court.

Nick Kyrgios has had himself quite the month. First he shocks the tennis world by beating No. 1 Rafael Nadal in his Wimbledon debut to advance to the quarterfinals, and now it seems he's pissed off Drake. 

In the third round at Wimbledon, the 19-year-old needed four sets to beat fellow ATP youngster Jiri Vesely and blamed his slow start -- he lost the first set -- on the fact that he walked out on court listening to Drake's mellow jams.

"I came out really flat, so hopefully I won’t listen to that again," Kyrgios said. "It was actually Drake. Didn’t do the job for me."

As reported by Stereogum, Drake wasn't too happy about being dissed by a teenage tennis player from Australia.  

"I also want to meet this guy that says that he lost because he listened to my music," Drake said, getting a few of his facts wrong. "I also want to meet that guy and look him in the eye and see exactly who he is as a man and size him up and then chop him right down. Nick whatever-his-name-is — ’cause he didn’t win, so that’s how he’s going to be remembered: 'Nick whatever-his-name-is.'”

Drake: Good rapper. Bad fact-checker. Kyrgios switched up his playlist and beat Nadal in his next match. 

Before we start calling this "beef" let's be clear: Kyrgios meant no harm.

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