Nick Kyrgios throws chair during Italian Open meltdown

(CNN)Even by Nick Kyrgios’ standards, it’s been an eventful 24 hours. Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, features and videos The result also means that Ruud, who had been leading 2-1 in the final set, will face Juan Martin del Potro in the next round. These events come shortly after Kyrgios, ranked No. 36 in the world, had taken aim at rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. Speaking to tennis journalist Ben Rothenberg on the “No Challenges Remaining” podcast, Kyrgios labeled the Spaniard “super salty,” saying that “every time I’ve beaten him … when he wins, it’s fine. He won’t say anything bad, he’ll credit the opponent. … But as soon as I beat him, it’s just like, ‘He has no …