‘BBC Wimbledon final coverage ruined’ – Angry fans all say the same thing during Djokovic vs Kyrgios clash

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TENNIS fans are furious about Andrew Castle’s commentary during the Wimbledon final between Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios.

The former tennis star sparked a backlash with his comments about Kyrgios and the Australian’s personal life.

Andrew Castle's commentary of the Wimbledon final was slammed by fans

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Andrew Castle’s commentary of the Wimbledon final was slammed by fans
Some viewers were annoyed with the comments made about Nick Kyrgios' personal life

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Some viewers were annoyed with the comments made about Nick Kyrgios’ personal lifeCredit: Richard Pelham / The Sun
Other fans felt Castle was biased in favour of Novak Djokovic

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Other fans felt Castle was biased in favour of Novak DjokovicCredit: EPA

Others felt Castle was being biased towards Djokovic with the general consensus that he talks too much.

That led some to question why the BBC still employs Castle as a commentator, with one fan suggesting the BBC would be better off getting Boris Becker to tune in from jail.

He wrote: “Pretty sure they could have binned Andrew Castle and put a phone in Boris Becker’s prison cell and let him commentate instead.”

Another added: “I didn’t know who I was going to dislike most in this #Wimbledon final between Djokovic and Kyrgios but I now know the answer is Andrew Castle.”

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A third said: “Andrew Castle giving the most shameful commentary on the men’s final. His bias towards Djokovic is there for all to hear. Disgraceful.”

Other viewers were a bit more serious with their comments, even accusing Castle of ruining the BBC’s coverage of the final.

One fan tweeted: “Well that’s my BBC Wimbledon final coverage ruined (again) – why do you always insist on inflicting Andrew Castle on us?! 😩 Can’t he retire instead of Sue Barker?”

Another wrote: “I can’t handle Andrew Castle’s commentary. It’s beyond awful.

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“We all know British tennis is an old boy’s club, but come on you’re just torturing innocent people by having this old boy on comms.”

Djokovic went on to win a seventh Wimbledon final and a fourth title in a row, beating bad boy Kyrgios inside four sets.

The Serb celebrated by eating a few blades of grass.

Meanwhile, Kyrgios broke Wimbledon’s all-white dress code by wearing a red cap during the trophy presentation.

When quizzed previously about his decision to break Wimbledon protocol, Kyrgios said “I do what I want,” before adding “No. I’m not above the rules” and “I just like wearing my Jordans.”

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