Tennis star Nick Kyrgios is due to face a court in Australia after being summonsed to face a charge of assaulting a former girlfriend.
The 27-year-old Australian is to appear in court in the capital, Canberra, next month.
Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Policing on Tuesday confirmed that Kyrgios had been summonsed to face a charge of assaulting his former girlfriend.
It relates to an incident in Canberra in December last year.
“ACT Policing can confirm a 27-year-old Watson man is scheduled to face the ACT Magistrates Court on [Aug. 2] in relation to one charge of common assault following an incident in December 2021,” a spokesperson said.
The summons reportedly relates to an allegation that Kyrgios grabbed a former partner, the Canberra Times reported.
The maximum sentence for the charge is two years.
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