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Nick Kyrgios already was aware of the noise being a challenge at the U.S. Open.
On Wednesday, he also was bothered by the smell.
Kyrgios complained about the smell of marijuana during his second-round victory in Louis Armstrong Stadium.
The Wimbledon runner-up said afterward he was a heavy asthmatic and that when he was running side to side and struggling to breathe that the smell was “probably not something I want to be breathing in in between points.”
The No. 23 seed overcame it to eliminate Benjamin Bonzi 7-6 (3), 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.
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Serena Williams will have to win a decisive third set to extend what could be the final tournament of her career.
After winning the first set against Anett Kontaveit in a tiebreaker, the No. 2 seed bounced back impressively to take the second 6-2.
Williams has played only one three-set match this season, falling to Harmony Tan at Wimbledon in the first round after returning from a one-year absence.
The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion recently said she was preparing to end her career, though didn’t say for certain it would be after the U.S….